Ben's 2017 Route 66 Adventure

Day 14
Monday, May 15

La Vegas NM

The road to Santa Fe

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Pecos NM

Pecos National Historical Park
The 3rd National Historic Park or Monument of my trip

Click photo below for the walk-through

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Santa Fe NM

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Second Street Brewery at Second Street 

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This guy is the owner, Mark Waugh, holding my Rocket Republic sign.

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We immediately hit it off. After learning about Corvettes Conquer Cancer, he gave me a donation for the American Cancer Society and signed the hood! He had recently lost his mother to cancer.

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Mark insisted that I meet him at Santa Fe Brewing (owned by a friend) on the south side of town for a couple of brews.

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The taproom

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A local character

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The manager took us on a tour of the brewery

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Mark's friend, the owner, finally arrived. They obviously have fun!

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Madrid NM
(pronounced MAD-rid)

At Mark's suggestion, on the way to Albuquerque, I took the back country route
through Madrid, where the main part of the movie "Wild Hogs" was filmed.

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This is Maggie's Diner, where most of the action between the bikers took place.

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This was the hangout for the cast & crew during filming

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The road toward Albuquerque

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The legendary Musical Highway required a little redirection,
as it is only "playable" on the Eastbound side of Historic Route 66.

Tijeras NM

The Musical Highway

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Look who is the "Litter Control" sponsor of this stretch!

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Click link below to see and hear the Musical Highway YouTube video link.
Sorry I didn't do a better job of staying on the line. 
Make sure the sound is turned up
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End of Day 14

172 miles for the day

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That's 2444.6 from Chicago start