Weird and Infuriating Day
Trip Start Sep 07, 2013
29Trip End Oct 30, 2013
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A lot of closed National Monuments
So we headed toward Alamogordo on Route 54, because southern New Mexico has a lot of fascinating, historic stuff we wanted to see. Here's what we were after:
White Sands National Monument (where they tested the A-bomb) - CLOSED
Museum of Space History - CLOSED
White Sands Missile Site - CLOSED
Sunspot Solar Observatory - CLOSED
International Space Museum - CLOSED
Fort Bowie National Historic Site - CLOSED
etc, you get the picture. FRUSTRATING. DESPICABLE. DISCOURAGING. DISGUSTING, DEPLORABLE, I wish I could add, potentially DECAPITATING (guess who).
But then we had crazy weather. Started out with severe winds, blowing sideways which made the Chinook hard to handle and killed our miles-per-gallon. Then we had a severe dust storm, then a severe rain storm. At that point all we needed was the seven plagues....locusts and stuff.
But we're having fun anyway.