Super 8 Motel
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... and instead left with two bags of soup, one banana (which Leela later stuffed into a gopher? rattlesnake? Hole), one avocado and one burrito. The avocado and the burrito were the best I've ever tasted (that I can remember!) and now on our way to Santa Fe, we stopped at a diner off 25' the best quiche I've ever tasted! What is it New Mexico?! Why is your food so good? Would it be because it comes from the earth? Day four on the road and I already feel my stomach and soul being ...
A bit further south, in New Mexico, National Parks presents Fort Union, without which the Santa Fe Trail and the settlement of New Mexico and the protection of the Californian goldfields could not have been achieved. Fort Union became obsolete in the late nineteenth century with the advent of the railway and was ... abandoned. What remains today are its foundations, a few fireplaces and sections of wall. What a missed opportunity! A sturdily built fort of ...
... not afford to come to camp here.
While we were on tour coming out to the pool and gardens, there was a doe who had broken her leg sitting behind a tree right next to the house. We had to walk around the doe so that we did not disturb her. Sad!
We really enjoyed this tour and this whole complex – it is beautiful with the mountains in the distance. The complex is big and as we continued to drive down route 21 for another 20 ...
... finished at the Pueblo, we went down to the auxiliary part of the park, where a trail commemorating the Civil War Battle of Glorieta is available to visitors who ask. The unit is behind a locked gate, so you have to get the secret code. This was the last Civil War site preserved in the National Park system that Tim and I have not seen, so naturally, this was a must-do. There isn't all that much to see; the whole area has grown up in woods since ...
... was the adobe brick version; incarnation 1 was built of wood and sod, and lasted about a year. Incarnation two was a "star" (really 8 points) fort built in anticipation of the Civil War action (but which, as one of its commanders demonstrated) could be easily fired upon by cannon from the too-nearby bluffs. Incarnation 3 was significantly more developed, and larger. There are photos of what the buildings used to look like all decked ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services