Super 8 Raton
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... br> truck came past to get the skip around 7am. Thankfully nothing much
was planned today apart from a late check out and a little driving so
I could nap on and off today if needed.
From there we headed into New Mexico,
cutting through on our way to Colorado. We had a look to see what you
could do in South East New Mexico and found a couple of things. First
we stopped in Clayton which is about half ...
... was instantly mountains with snow caps. Breath taking view. It is a bit cooler and I noticed when leaving the motel yesterday that the air was cooler - even more so here I guess as we're up high. Talking of high - Trinidad is just past the border, and already we have seen stores that sell marajuana. Legal here. And the campsite smells of it with wafts coming from neighboring tents. When we checked-in with the park ranger, Jonathan asked about bears and that ...
On to Raton We left Amarillo, "in our easy chairs" said DH , hot coffee in hand. Open road ahead, starting to feel the excitement of what's ahead....? Maybe The road thru west Texas is just open land , flat. Somewhat greener than I expected. DH offered me a driving lesson, which I refused. We saw a lot of those huge windmills, the three bladed ones. I'll post pictures . Antelope were grazing all along the road. We saw hundreds of them, some ...
I went to Fort Union National Monument today. I hadn't done any research before my visit and didn't know much about the site. I learned that Fort Union was built in 1851 to protect the Santa Fe Trail and some of the new territory taken from Mexico in 1848 at the end of the Mexican-American War. It soon played an ...
... side of the mountain which was a little more exciting. There was a lot of construction ripping up the ditch on the side of the road with a machine that was throwing so much dirt and dust in the air I couldn't see 30 feet. I could hardly breath and was covered from head to toe with this ****** dirt that ...