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Socorro to Roswell a distance of 169 miles.
It was a lovely warm day, no wind and we enjoyed the ride.
We passed north of the White Sands missile range and the Trinity site (site of the worlds first atomic bomb).
We traveled through Lincoln County and the Billy The Kid National Scenic Byway
We passed through the …
We figured since Roswell was pretty much on the way to Oklahoma, we should stop to check it out. We went mainly to check out the UFO Museum and Research Center. (Another thrifty tourist stop - 5 bucks for us civilians to get in - 3 bucks for Jaime since he is a veteran).
Roswell was pretty much exactly how I imagined it - a lot of Alien stuff. Literally ...
... fell off his chair. Best space shop ever!! I will have to visit that toilet today.
Anyway, I then drove on to a campsite just outside Roswell, 'Bottomless Lake' camp site. Aparently, when the lakes were first discovered, explorers tied together all their ropes and lowering them into the lakes, but they never hit bottom, so they declared them bottomless. Today, they say that they are 19 to 90ft. deep, formed when groundwater creates underground ...
We started the day at the International UFO Museum and Research Center. In addition to some funny alien setups, they had a plethora of information on the Roswell crash. All very interesting information, and there was some data on the existence of a prototype device lost in New Mexico at the same time (see here: http://www.csicop.org/si/sho w/roswell_incident_and_project_mogul ). They also have great info on crop circles and ...
... sunset, put the picture on Facebook and someone commented that it was the aliens coming for us! We made it through the night without being abducted (and without killing any of our noisy neighbours.) Before leaving the next morning we drove out of town past a lot of farms to the Bottomless Lakes State Park. They are a series of 8 sinkholes that filled with water after the caves beneath collapsed. They range in depth up to 90 feet. The largest ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
The service was excellent. Room very clean. Allowed us to leave our motorcycles in front of the reception area. Pool good hot tub not working at the moment. Continental breakfast was excellent. Would stay there again.
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