Sunday, July 06, 2008

Win's Vacation Pics

Good Morning Marty.......... Shortly after arriving into New Mexico we again left the interstate hwy and had lunch in a small town (can't remember name) on RT.66 - pic. shows a drive-in rest. originally a A & W or whatever, there were also abandoned service stations and motels etc. throughout the town.

When Ann & I were married back in '68, our honeymoon trip was actually re-locating to Prince George B.C. from " The Park " - We traveled throughout the s/w states including L.A. & San Fran. but our favourite spot was Albuquerque, N.M. so arriving back there 40 years later was quite a thrill !!.(got Annie a ring to thank her for putting up with me all that time) ........Yes it had changed considerably but still had that old Mexican charm that we remembered. I'm attaching pics. of "old town" including the Spanish Church dating back 250 years or so - also a fantastic restaurant where we enjoyed the local delicacies & got a bit tipsy (that would be me not Annie).................The motel where we stayed will give you some idea of the local architecture - it truly is awesome everywhere you look around Old Town Albuquerque!!

The next day we headed south out of Albuquerque on interstate 25 (instead of continuing west on i-40) - This, in fact, took us away from route 66 - we do however see a lot more of route 66 before this trip is over - will explain later!!

While heading south on i-25 we pulled over at a rest stop - REALLY UNUSUAL - I'm sure you will agree from the pics.

From there on to Truth or Consequences, White Sands, Roswell and The Carlsbad Caverns - More to come!!


Thanks Win S.

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