Published: February 25th 2008February 24th 2008
We headed east on I-40 from Albuquerque. In the mountains east of Albuquerque there was snow on the ground in the shaded areas, and the lovely green color of pines. Further east it was high plains with broad expanses of fairly flat ground covered in dry grasses (not sand) and staghorn cactus, with occasional wooded hills.
We came over a hill and there were the colorful mesas of eastern New Mexico.
Next came the high plains of the Texas panhandle. We've stopped for the night just at the western edge of Amarillo, not far from the famous Cadillac Ranch. We drove down there after dropping the camper and took some pictures. We've driven past several times over the years, but had never stopped. How nice that they let people wander into their cow pasture to take pictures.
It's windy again, not unusual for this part of the country.
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