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We left for Albuquerque after our pueblo adventure with a few stops planned along our homeward bound portion of our trip. We would have liked to have spent more time cruising Route 66 but unfortunately there are large sections of the Mother Road that no-longer exist. We could often see it running parallel to US 40, but then it would either veer off …
Left Flagstaff and followed Route 66 to Albuquerque. Stopped at a town called Gallup, the Navajo and Zuni peoples major trading centre. If u wanted to buy the beautiful turquoise jewellery this was the place. We were a little worried about getting out and walking the main street. Was not very inviting to say the least so we drove to the El Rancho …
... decor is that of a 1950s diner. I got the frito pie and a PB&J shake, my mother had a cheeseburger and mocha shake and my father had a taco platter special and grasshopper shake. The portions were large, especially the shakes and they give them to you with the can so you can refill your large glass a couple times. The food was very good and we enjoyed it; I’d go back if I ever return to the area.
Next we drove to the Balloon Museum and spent about 1 hour there. We ...
... and all for $36 including continental breakfast! Unbelievable! After we are all plugged in and operational, Glenn tends to his bar duties, I marinate the chicken for dinner and we sit have drink and catch up with news from home via Facebook and emails. Did I mention we went to Walmart..... I would think that would be a given by now. It's part of the daily itinerary. its going to cool down tonight which will be great to be able to sleep without the A/C on. Goodnight Harvey ...
... buildings but those were closed) were then bronzed to keep them from rotting. So, although made from a tree, they look pretty much like statues. Some day we'll have to see the ones in the library and other buildings to see if they still look like trees. It was worth stopping and seeing but not quite what we expected. At one of our stops there was a beautiful bird putting on quite a show for us so we ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAmericas Best Value Inn Albuquerque
This place was great! Beyond clean, beyond your standard inexpensive hotel, this place was delightfully decorated, large, huge bathroom, and wonderful - helpful front desk person. Would absolutely stay again, and stay longer.
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