We pull out and Lupi our crazy little GPS decided to have an attitude and directs us to go west for 4 miles. Chuck follows her directions. At 4 miles there was no road! We continue west and find a road to head north. We make a pit stop in the little town of Roy, New Mexico. Interesting that the lady at the restaurant we stopped at tells us that they are going to have gas available on Sunday very soon. WHAT!!!! A town that has no gas on Sunday, out in the middle of nowhere. Yes, that is right....but because they are going to put in new pay at the pump pumps, they are now stepping into the 21st Century. She even says that most of the locals keep an extra 5 gallon container for the people that get stranded there on Sunday.
Our next stop in Raton NM and we have lunch at K-Bob's.
Gassed and ready to get into Colorado.
On to the Gardens of the Gods. Doreen grew up in this area of the world so this is a bit of a homecoming for her. She says things have really changed. Really commercialized.
Next stop is the La Quinta in Colorado Springs. The rooms are nice even though we are not grouped together, and on the 3rd floor. Thank goodness they had an elevator :) The only reason I say this is because we are not pulling the trailer so the bike has to be unloaded every night, and hey the altitude does make a difference :)
OK, we are free. The Capsian Cafe is just not for our palates tonight....now, lets really find something to eat. You aren't going to believe it, but there is a Carl's Jr. on the side of the motel. You guessed it, we vote to eat there. One of the best $6 burgers I have had in quite a while. The lady was very nice that took our order. Told her a little of the story about the restaurant, and she said she had lived here for over 25 yrs. and had never tried it. Wow, I guess some people really never get out of their boxes.
Our bellies are full and we sit and talked for a couple of hours at the Carl's Jr.
Time to get some sleep and get ready to head out in the morning. More places to see :)