White Sands Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Microwave in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... was served with thin asparagus and a salad of coleslaw. All was nice and tasty... We used the "Dead Jack recipe" for the salmon, which is our favorite. The wind has waned today and the sky was clear, with only a few clouds on our trip to enhance our photos.
Tomorrow is hike day. We'll take the trail from the campground into the canyon in the Sacramento Mountains. We like the hiking and haven't done any for a few days, so we ...
... girl from Romania that lives in the Netherlands) and I have bought a used sand sled and some wax at the visitor center to enjoy the options the dunes are offering.
The creation of White Sands has started 250 million years back when this region near Alamogordo in New Mexico was one big lake, which is assumed to have dried out 80 million years ago. Then, 70 million year later it was a lake again ...
... Hall of Fame, spent a leisurely hour with all kinds of space stuff. Our docent, Larry, told us some other things to do, that we will do later this week. Petroglyphs near Ruidoso on our trip to Albuquerque at the end of the week. Then, we had lunch and took off back west to White Sands National Monument. We were blown away by the history, story of how the white gypsum sands are deposited ...
... the mecca of ballooning). When it came time to fill the balloon, the pilot needed more weight and called Augusto over to join him. Pretty cool. Unfortunately it was too windy to let the balloons fly or at night for the balloon glow. A balloon glow is when the balloons light up the sky. Instead they just burned some fuel. It still looked cool. We're hoping its a calm morning to catch one balloons before heading to ...
This morning started off hot, we were able to leave by 9:00 but the temperature was already extremely hot and we had to change, because of the heat, before we were able to leave. We traveled north on U.S. 285 to the town of Artesia; which was a beautiful town containing homes with neat lawns and trees, this was the first time we have seen green landscaping at homes since leaving the gulf coast of Texas. In Artesia ...