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... the most part, between Santa Fe and Albuquerque, designated NM 14. One of the towns along the way, Madrid, has been transformed into a miniature Santa Fe. We didn't stop here, but continued onto Albuquerque to continue our Route 66 adventure.
The Turquoise Trail intersects with I-40 a few miles east of the city. We stayed on ...
... br> In the afternoon we went to Old Town, Albuquerque, for shopping and a great lunch at a little stand-up taco cafe. We also toured the Museum. After our outing to town we joined up back at the RV for happy hour and a fine take-out Italian dinner from a local restaurant.
Sunday would be our last chance to see the Balloon Fiesta in action. We kept our fingers ...
... desert, praries and just the typical out west country side. The staff on the train said there could be bison, elk, deer and wild turkey along the way. I saw the first two plus a squirrell. The day part of the trip was good as the scenery was really impressive but the night time was not too good. Even though I got plenty of sleep I still had someone sit next to me that restricted me a bit and then I woke up with ...
... br> Drove to Las Vegas NM
JP and Brian went fishing twice. First trip was to the Guadalupe River in the Jemez. We intended to drive NM 126 over to the Rio Las Vacas but were stopped short because a semi truck/trailer was jammed into the side of the mountain on a road which was basically a single lane jeep road! We had to back up about a half mile to get to a spot where we could turn around. Don't know ...
Bought a few books by local authors and chatted with the elderly gent in the Treasure House Book & Gift shop; he'd run the shop for 35 years.
After wandering into a little plaza called Nick Garcia's Patio Shops we knew we'd found lunch; the original Garcia home is now The Quesadilla Grill downstairs; upstairs an art gallery.
Shaun, Nick's grandson served us the most amazing quesadilla's & best guacamole both of us had ever had (sorry Chris!) ...
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