White Sands Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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... were very clean. It boasts the largest gift shop in New Mexico. We didn't look but bought some fudge.
Arriving in Alamogordo, it didn't look like it did when we lived here 45 years ago, although some areas were recognizable. A bypass road has been added so we initially weren't in the main business section. The Fairfield Inn is 5 years old and in a commercial ...
... possible. This area has seen all of the astronauts as they "train" for their historical missions. We felt like "WE [You] were there!" Just as Walter Cronkite used to say. The beautiful mountain scenery surrounding our RV site was spectacular. We loved Alamogordo and hope to come back next time to see some other exciting ...
... part of the family and enjoys the work there and does very well as the Guide Guy.
Then we went to the W Store and Lynn got her hair cut at the Salon there. We also picked up the usuals and had our lunch in the parking lot. We do that a lot. Lynn puts together a few things like nuts and cheese and some chips. That way we're always read for the road. Travel gives one a good appetite, I've found.
We're back at ...
Today we spent seeing some of the local sights. We departed the campground about 1030 and drove down into Alamogordo and out to White Sands National Monument. It is actually sand but gypsum, you know like the dry wall material. The really neat thing is we first saw it as we were driving down the mountain and we were still about 50 miles away.
Our first stop was at a pistachio farm. Did you know that pistachios grow in bunches on trees? We didn't, but then again I never ...
... coordinated by a lighting expert from Broadway. It is a mix of both bright and dim lighting which adds to the feeling of being in a cave. Carlsbad isn't the longest, or deepest, widest, or biggest, but it does have allot of rock formations, stalactites, stalagmites, drapes and so on. It was established as a National Park in 1930. From there, on to Oliver Lee State park outside of Alamogordo and White Sands National ...