Happy Thanksgiving to all!

And we do have so much to be thankful for. So many are suffering because of hurricanes, earthquakes, health issues etc. Our thoughts are with them.

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After a stroll in old town Albuquerque, we have breakfast at Church St. café. Enchanting!

Today is a short day but we still  manage to have to make a U-turn at one point. Route 66 follows I-40 (and as always, the railroad tracks)

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but we zigzag from the north side to the south side of the interstate numerous times. At one point we choose the I-40 to avoid unpaved highway. Dan gets his kicks on Route 66 by driving the 56 Ford Wagon, just for a bit ha!

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We pass lava rock, many ruinous remains, trading posts and at one of them, we reach the Continental Divide.

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New Mexico has been the most scenic part of the route so far.

In Gallup, we check in at the El Rancho Hotel. Opened in 1936, it is a National Historic Site. Some do laundry. Linda and Sandra help a biker from Sweden ooerate the washing machines:) Others find a local garage to have minor repairs done to the cars. Is it possible? We did not visit a classic car museum today…

Arizona, here we come!

 

 

 


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