Taos Trail Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... our preferred destination near Valle Grande Peak - the Forest Service had rather inconveniently started a controlled fire which was just petering out (and it turned out the river here - a pretty major one - was dry too). This meant that not only did we have to push on to our fourth option at El Rito (we'd ruled out Abiquiu with the way we were feeling), but we also had to climb up to Valle Grande Peak through thick smoke (although we were lucky in a way as the road was ...
... at a roadside fruit stand...just a family selling locally grown Apricots, cherries and little else. Those apricots reminded me of what I grew up with in CA and haven't been able to find since. Picked fully RIPE. They were bursting with flavor....the cherries were excellent as well. We also saw a sign by the side of the road advertising a lavender farm...they also had very fine brochures at the train depot in Santa Fe. Great marketing...but actually not worth the washboard ...
After our short hike, we tried out the rejuvenating outdoor natural hot baths which was awesome. I think I may have loved it a bit more than Dave liked it. :-) Ha! Then we visited the steam room and then the sauna. Dave lounged in the lobby by the fire while I took in more of the baths. Hopefully we'll be able to get some pictures added on here.
Dave cooked his ...
... br> Then it was time to move on to Albuquerque. Our hosts there had secured tickets for the evening glow event at the Balloon Fiesta. We attended this last year and it was great fun. Their home is in the mountains in Sandia Park, so we always take route 14 aka the Turquoise Trail down from Santa Fe. This takes us through the charming old town of Madrid, accent on mad. If you've never been there, put it on your list. But know that on ...
... The boys even liked the tour and the guide was very informative and not boring.
Picked up lunch at Bode's General Store. It's been there a long time. They have everything. (the population of Abiuiu is 478) Took our cheese sandwiches down the road to Abiquiu Lake for a scenic picnic lunch on a bluff overlooking Pedernal and the lake.The weather was perfect. ...