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Travel Blogs from Tucumcari
... known as Sands-Dorsey Drug (fire damaged and vacant)
In fact only a couple of historic buildings in downtown Tucumcari are still occupied and intact; the Rock Island-Southern Pacific Train Depot (Built ...
... lots, filled in some more crossword puzzles and sorted out a few things which needed to be discussed.
We had dinner with Billy, Del's Enchiladas, Fajitas and Sopaipillas; although not one of your typical five a day it did come with onions and peppers so I'm sure it still counts (at least on this side of the pond).
Today I also discovered that Mon also enjoys wildlife gardening, her front lawn comes complete with tarantulas and horney toads!
... the main thoroughfare and which has several icons along its length - The Blue Swallow Motel being one of them. We were staying at the Quality Inn (always a contradiction in terms, although I have to say the safe were all very friendly and the clean room and cool swimming pool went a long way to winning me over!). Contrary to previous days, we got there pretty early and had time to take stock and do some homely things. We did some washing, ...
... winds blow everyday, 60 mile per hour winds would be a bit too much.
Let me digress a bit and tell you about how Chi Chi is managing on our trek. Actually - not bad. For the most part she sleeps on a little stand I made on the center truck console and lately she's found another resting spot on top of the luggage in the back seat. I think she's resting and whenever we stop she's on duty. She barks at everything and everyone. She ...
... four corners is the point where Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico meet. The next morning, after staying in Farmington nearby, we headed to the national monument. They've made a little complex there, with a big square building surrounding the cross of state lines. You can stand on the middle and be in 4 places at once, take a lot of photos and then look round the stalls selling Navajo jewellery and four corners souvenirs. Leaving here, we crossed in Arizona and more desert ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking