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... Of course that gave the girls time in the shop and I think that Paola found another shirt she liked. Noela was promptly coat tailed by me and we headed for Albuquerque to get rooms organised for the night.
With a choice of two routes we headed for a minor highway and were making reasonable time, as we rounded a bend we read the location sign "Madrid" I joked about it being the Madrid of Wild Hogs fame, and sure enough ...
... t be a problem. Then the wind picks up.....slinging dust everywhere. So I adapt, improvise, and overcome. I wedge the tripod between the bed and the wall and shoot out of the motorhome window. It works.
We head on down route 66, checking out old buildings that were there when the original road was there, and other things along the way. There are more intact pieces of route 66 here. We go for 15 or 20 miles, then back on the interstate for ...
... that his finger just keeps slipping onto the volume button on the steering wheel. Lets be honest, the louder the radio, the better I sing, so keep it up. The drive from Flagstaff to Albuquerque, although uneventful, is beautiful. I can't believe how many changes in the landscape there are- red rocks, boulders, black lava rock. And it's different from one side of the road to the other. We pull into Albuquerque late afternoon. Hook up is getting easier ...
... with grass and trees.
Then it was on to El Morro National Monument..just 20 miles further down the road. This was the park I was really looking forward to seeing in this area, and it turned out to be even better than I had hope for. The main attraction here is the inscriptions that have been left by travelers passing by...back into the late 1500s, continuing with lots of inscriptions by Spanish ...
... of restored "adobe" (neo-adobe styled) homes and retail outlets. (visit: https://www.google.com/search?q=nob+hil l+albuquerque&tbm=isch&tbo=u&am p;source=univ&sa=X&ei=KzWpUfK3G oGLiALUvoDgDA&ved=0CGYQsAQ&biw= 1093&bih=454
We turned north, out to NW and the National Monument of Petroglyphs. (visit: http://www.nps.gov/petr/photosmultimedi a/virtual-visit.html) This is ...