Travel Stats: Day 2
Departed Montrose, Colorado: 7:30 a.m. MDT.
Hours driven: 9.5
Miles driven: 503
Average speed: 52.9
Fuel mileage: 39.9 mpg (still hoping to see 40 mpg!)
States: Colorado, New Mexico
Wildlife spotted: deer, burros (though the burros may or may not have been “wild”)
Other VW Jetta wagons spotted: 0
Weather: sunny and warm
Bicyclists going up the mountain as we were coming down: 51
Car Talk podcast: 2 episodes
Unshackled podcast: 1 episode
Lum and Abner MP3s: 3 episodes
Also listened to: our pastor’s sermon and a Cathedral’s CD
Arrived Tucumcari, New Mexico: 5:00 p.m. MDT.
Monday’s destination: My parents’ house near Mulberry, Arkansas.