The Motor Lodge
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April 11, 2014.
As you probably know since you are reading this, I am walking the Camino de Santiago on the Camino FrancÚs route May 6 to June 17. About 500 miles of discoveries by foot.
This is the first entry of a travel journal I am starting for this trip. The Camino FrancÚs is one of the oldest and most popular of the traditional routes started by the original pilgrims more than 1,000 years ago.
My journey starts May 6 ...
... guides but one, all the hotels except the last one, all of the flights except the last one, and one of the best groups we have traveled with. It was a very grueling schedule with 10 flights, 10 cities, 10 hotels and two climates. We are so glad that we took the trip. We not only learned an incredible amount but had a lot of fun. And Flat Stanley had a great trip, too!
Ciao, ciao South ...
... that I was closest to - the Monte Vista, nice room, shared bathroom. Had my dinner plan - chicken wings at bigfoot bbq - the best wings ever! Then stopped at one of the bars we used to go to, got chatting to some interesting people including Stephen - the true blood Hopi indian, Alessandra - the singer, Derek - the local who spent 6 months living in Ilford when he was 10 years old (small world sometimes!).
Ended up quite a late night! Fun ...
... But I don’t think written words could ever convey the feeling you get listening to Doug speaking. We said our goodbyes and I felt very happy that I found another kind spirit and a friend.
We were driving down into the valley and the most spectacular mountains surrounded us from all sides. Gotye was playing and I remembered what Doug had said that morning – The purpose of life is to experience joy. At that moment I fell elevated and filled with joy.
... amazing view it was leaving the snow covered forests to drive down into the red rock canyon and Slide Rock State Park within the canyon was a fantastic place for swimming (if it was warm) and hiking. We were lucky enough to have the place almost to ourselves, I am sure that in the summer this place would have been crowded and you could almost hear the sounds of the kids shrieking with delight at the running water so far from the coast.
We passed ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Motor Lodge Prescott
Cute and funky cool place to stay while passing through town. Owners are super-friendly. Rooms are quite small, but quaint, comfy and clean. Walkable to Whiskey Row shopping and dining.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.