Monday, July 9, 2012

Red River, New Mexico vacation

After we had 67 days over 100 degrees in a row last summer, we were pretty sure we'd need to get away to a nice cool place in 2012.

Mr. Sasha is our vacation planner, and he choose Red River, New Mexico. I can't explain it, but I cannot  plan or even think about trips. Just tell me when we are leaving, and what type of clothes I'll need..... that's all I need to know. I totally zone out when someone mentions flights, miles, hotels, etc.

We originally planned to leave on Wednesday, June 27, but we did have to put leaving off by a day since P's team was still in the baseball championship tourney (Yay for our Cubs getting 2nd place!), but we decided that wasn't a big deal.

Although it was about a 9 hour drive, the fact that we left by 9 and there was a 1 hour time change got us there in time to enjoy the river behind our cabin for a bit before heading to town for dinner Thursday night. It was in the high 60s when we got there and we were in heaven.

See the little chipmunk on the rock? I wanted to take one home, they are SO CUTE!

We ate dinner at Sundance Mexican Restaurant that night and it was fabulous. I had the Chicken Breast Roll-up with green chile and jack cheese. Yum! Their sopapillas were a bit different than what we were used to- they were more like a yeast roll, and didn't have cinnamon on them. Still good, just different.

After dinner we headed back to our cabin to get unpacked and get a good night's sleep. Our cabin was not air-conditioned, which freaked me out a bit, but we were able to leave the second story balcony door open and it would get quite cool inside during the night- it was heavenly!

1 comment:

sprinkles said...

I used to live in NM as a kid. Somehow, I don't remember it being nearly as pretty as your pictures.

Glad that you had such a great vacay. It's always so nice to escape life for a bit once in awhile.