Super 8 Motel - Lamar
Travel Blogs from Lamar
Passing through the San Juan mountains (still at 7500 ft.) we began to see high plains ranches. There are a lot of cattle raised here and they were irrigating hay ground again. We passed out of this area and into the desert, still at 7000 ft. with mountains all around. Fort Garland, one of the areas where Kit Carson worked as an army scout, was off to the South of the highway.
We saw a fog alert ...
... called cows they are cattle and there life expectancy is short so people can have meat on there tables at dinner.
We had 37 miles done by 11:30am had lunch in the Van at the small town of Hasty. It really has been nice to have the Van for such days when there aren't any places to eat....Thank you Stacy Willoughby for asking me back in March if I had found my motor home yet and that was what led to me purchasing the Van from a neighbor of hers. Then it was onward to ...
... On the far side of this little lake there were two large "groups" of big white birds with long necks. We thought they looked like swans, because of the length of their necks, but I guess they might have been Canadian snow geese. I'm not sure, but it was special to see them gathered there.
The arrival of the night left three camping spots filled, including us. So, we had a very quiet evening on the edge of the lake.
... had a strawberry milkshake and it did not disappoint.
Scott got a flat about 10 miles out from the hotel in the heat of the afternoon. We would have been able to fix it quickly and keep rolling but it was a pretty brutal flat. The air escaped so fast I heard it while we were riding. He rode straight over a decent sized nail (I should have taken a picture) that poked all the way through his rim in multiple ...
... on ice cream sandwiches, guzzled water and cold tea, and took a dip in the pool; awwww..... an oasis in the middle of nowhere, colorado. After replenishing our bodies, the rest of the evening was spent relaxing, laughing, and just enjoying eachother's company...as we always do. Then came the wind, fierce fierce wind. The wind hit our tent at 50 mph with gusts up to 70mph. We traded shifts sleeping and holding up the tent. finally we figured out that taking off ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed