Super 8 Farmington East
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Kate had been with me for about a week and it was now time for her to catch her flight out of Durango. We set off early to ensure that we arrived with plenty of time, only to be informed by Emmy Lou (our US SatNav) that the airport was another 4 million miles out of town. Thankfully we arrived while they were still calling the flight, and …
... or smartphone's small display, but when you get it onto your computer in full size and high resolution later after you're long gone from the site, you discover it's hopelessly blurry, poorly lit, etc.
The former was the case with the first person here who helped me out; even after two or three shots he failed to capture the key detail of all four state logos in the picture, and I didn’t have the heart to ask this nice man to ...
Where do we go from here? Turns out Aztec, New Mexico was just an hour away from Mesa Verde, CO and the Aztec ruins sounded pretty cool, so we decided to make a quick stop. We explored the ruins with a self-quided tour and learned about the daily lives of ancestral Pueblo people, the food they ate, their music, their artwork and the Great Kiva. The girls also earned their Aztec Ruins Junior Ranger ...
... huge red Buttes of mountain. They have a track that runs about 17 miles around all the monuments and it was pretty rough in parts and funny watching people in little cars going over this rough road, obviously hire cars..But it was a fantastic road trip ..
After we left we headed to the dining room in the visitors centre and and had a lunch of Blue Indian flat bread ...
... became more what I would describe as typically southwest looking...dry layered earth of red and tan with the flat top mesas....and long, straight stretches of highway. The kids are road warriors and are doing really well. Which is good considering that there is nowhere to stop and stay....and I'd prefer not to drive at night due to the unbelievable number of roadside cross and plastic flower memorials we've passed. How did all those people die? Deer is one ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSuper 8 Farmington East
For me Farmington was a cheap alternative to Durango. This motel was perfectly nice, and well priced. The staff were friendly and the breakfast was good. It was well positioned next to a Walmart, and far enough from the highway to remain quiet. I would stay there again if in town.
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