Barr Ranch Retreat

Address: P.O. Box 14668, Odessa, Texas, 79768, United States | B&B
 
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Travel Blogs from Odessa

At Sea

A travel blog entry by trishsp8 on Nov 10, 2014

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After the picturesque departure from Lisbon at sunset the Captain informed us there would be ocean swells. This is small cruiseship, they call it a yacht. I think yacht means there are no stabilizers. Docked right now by a huge cruise ship, massive city on the sea. I like our little yacht much better, who needs a movie size screen by the pool? The good news my seasickness patch is working well. Our first dinner was a ...

Bon Voyage!

A travel blog entry by trishsp8 on Nov 07, 2014

As usual just getting out of Midland is the most difficult part of the journey. Leave on time? if your not on Southwest, forget it. I have never been on a flight where the take off has been aborted. Just as we began to take off the pilot hit the brakes and aborted. If I had eaten breakfast it would have ...

Visit with Liz Taylor in Midland, TX

A travel blog entry by neyser on May 04, 2014

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Liz is the mother of Mark Thomas, really good friend of TEJ's and mountain climber partner. Mark has become special to us as has his mom after her visit to Chicago a couple years ago with Mark. Had to visit her in Midland with her husband, Nick. They took really good care of us dining at local BBQ place, Petroleum Museum which ...

In Odessa ( just outside of Midland)

A travel blog entry by crisguidi on Feb 20, 2014

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... We found a restaurant called Cork and Pig so the name caught my eye and we went. It was a typical beer drinking Chili's kind of place but a little upscale.
Given the clientele we decided to order pizzas instead of pork ribs. The pizza was good as was the wine. John's margarita was okay. As you can see the Flats jumped into the drinks immediately!! Drunkards!! To allow us to have some wine left over John had to put the Flats in his shirt ...

The last leg of the journey

A travel blog entry by canchris04 on Jul 22, 2013

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The continuing saga of our journey... Breakfast at Whataburger. Can't get better than that! A very large bull. Oil wells, and windmills and nothing else, oh my! Lunch at truck stop. Yay for air conditioning! Big wreck on I-20. Detoured to frontage road...on the other side of the expressway. Felt like I was driving in New Zealand or something! We saw a train...sad to say we were excited that there was some scenery! Speed limit is 80...we top out at about 65. ...