Travel Blogs from Lubbock, United States

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Destination KNOWN!!!!!, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Destination KNOWN!!!!!

A travel blog entry by extremelife

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As many of you know, I gave my debit card to my sister and had her purchase me a one way ticket to anywhere in the world she wanted me to start my new leg of life. I knew she would use her head and have a good reason for her choice of country. She did ...

More Life in Lubbock, Texas, Lubbock, United States travel blog

More Life in Lubbock, Texas

A travel blog entry by olinorwell

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... 18th birthday, and our housemate Ashton’s 22nd. Both involved a trip to La Diosa, an attractive looking restaurant in downtown Lubbock. This is supposedly the nicest place to eat here, although the waitress we had on my first trip here was extremely ...

Sinking River Beds / College Football Heroics, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Sinking River Beds / College Football Heroics

A travel blog entry by olinorwell

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... . Two more pitch invasions occurred before the final second of the game could be completed. At the final whistle celebrations across Lubbock started. As we left Whitney’s mums we could hear fireworks exploding down the road. Later on in the evening ...

America gets a new president / Drive-in Movies, Lubbock, United States travel blog

America gets a new president / Drive-in Movies

A travel blog entry by olinorwell

... or lighting, nor cleaners to clean seats. On Saturday I fly to San Francisco, after what will have been six weeks in Lubbock. It’s been really good, as although Lubbock itself isn’t exciting, the people I’ve met have been great. Still, ...

God is good.  All the time., Lubbock, United States travel blog

God is good. All the time.

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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... drove us back down Texas Hwy 70 to wait for a tow truck from Lubbock to pick us all up and take us back to Lubbock (1 1/2 hours each way).  While sitting there waiting for the tow truck several cars went by.  Suddenly another trooper's car ...

Road Trip - Part Deux, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Road Trip - Part Deux

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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... work on as many of the possible options and scenarios that I could think of that may have to be considered.   The United Express flight from Denver to Lubbock was on one of those little seat A on one side and B C on the other side of the aisle, only ...

American Life, Lubbock, United States travel blog

American Life

A travel blog entry by olinorwell

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... apparent, I get told that there is a downtown area, with some larger buildings, it isn’t significant though. In Lubbock there are perhaps a handful of four or five story buildings, there aren’t any skyscrapers. People live typically in single ...

Flying to San Francisco via Las Vegas, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Flying to San Francisco via Las Vegas

A travel blog entry by olinorwell

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... , due to the nature of their uniforms. Either that or I was preparing to be patted down. Still I felt somewhat embarrassed. Lubbock International Airport has a large picture of Buddy Holly, who is Lubbock’s most famous past resident, and is buried ...

Waitin' an Skatin', Lubbock, still..., United States travel blog

Waitin' an Skatin'

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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... last few entries with a long, Texas drawl  'cause that's the accent in my head as I'm writing. We wanted to hang out in Lubbock to find out the destiny of Big Blue.  She's over at Hub City Auto Body being assessed and estimated.  However, ...

Road Trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Road Trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico

A travel blog entry by olinorwell

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... gets the right of way, and the way you can turn right at junctions at any time, with a few exceptions. Once out of Lubbock we spent hours on straight roads with flat scenery. We didn’t have any accommodation booked, but were confident that Santa Fe ...

Big Texas shopping week..., Lubbock, United States travel blog

Big Texas shopping week...

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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... drove us to our hotel she spent a good deal of time telling us about the shopping opportunities available to us while in Lubbock...Carmel and I laughed later about that...obviously she doesn't know us.  We're not shoppers.  However, several ...

Church, then poker, Lubbock, TX, United States travel blog

Church, then poker

A travel blog entry by mikeandkelsey

... to the next hotel. So... all that to say, our saddles have been sore lately. Thus, we welcomed the idea of a four-night stay in Lubbock, TX. When we arrived at our Days Inn, we were a little underwhelmed by the lack of "stuff" to do around our hotel. It ...

Lubbock or Leave It (ok, I stole that line), Lubbock, United States travel blog

Lubbock or Leave It (ok, I stole that line)

A travel blog entry by cowboyjim74

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Visited the Buddy Holly statue in the center of town and then had lunch across the street at the Pancake House, a memorabilia decorated diner with wood paneling circa 1979.  I had the daily special hamburger steak with mashed potatoes, green beans, ...

Texas, Texas, Still Texas..., Lubbock, United States travel blog

Texas, Texas, Still Texas...

A travel blog entry by jennydavey

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... passed by hundreds of them. The oil plains slowly morphed back into ranch country as we neared our destination for the day: Lubbock, Texas, the largest city in the panhandle. Lubbock is also birthplace of Buddy Holly and proud home of Texas Tech, evident ...

Lubbock Tx., Lubbock, United States travel blog

Lubbock Tx.

A travel blog entry by mememe

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Felt in a much better mood when I woke up in Albuquerque and set off early to Lubbock, Texas. The drive was unremarkable, across mostly flat farm land, along very quite roads, which is just what I needed. Found a satellite radio channel called Studio 54 ...

Lubbock...still..., Lubbock, United States travel blog

Lubbock...still...

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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... and Hub's stories we were able to pull out a best and worse case scenario of the departure time from 50th and Hwy. 27 in Lubbock.  During our undercover work at As Time Goes By Antique Mall I found a great cast iron Mamie bank and some silver forks ...

Living in Lubbock, Texas, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Living in Lubbock, Texas

A travel blog entry by olinorwell

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... need to drive outside the city to ‘The Strip’, which is a series of liquor stores together just outside the city. Lubbock’s nickname is the ‘Hub City’, as it is the centre of business, education and health for a large rural ...

Texas Tech vs Nebraska - Homecoming, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Texas Tech vs Nebraska - Homecoming

A travel blog entry by olinorwell

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... so close to defeat against supposedly much weaker opposition. This may be college football but I got the feeling that this is Lubbock’s big sports team, and thus everybody follows them even if they have never set foot on the Texas Tech campus. The ...

Surviving in America without a car, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Surviving in America without a car

A travel blog entry by olinorwell

I am fortunate in some respects as my base for this month is within walking distance of a large quality supermarket. However a visit to the supermarket on foot isn’t without incident. Firstly the family that I am staying with having two violent ...

Leaving lubbock, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Leaving lubbock

A travel blog entry by zonas

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Headed out 9 am, 70 degrees this am, quite a difference from 103 when we arrived last night! wind was really picking up. We r headed NW on 84 towards New mexico, surrounded by flat, flat, flat farm fields, as far as you can see, some serious dust ...

To Lubbock for a Day, Lubbock, United States travel blog

To Lubbock for a Day

A travel blog entry by dane

... taking off to Colorado with me. She was finishing up an internship in Oklahoma City and had some time to kill. So we drove to Lubbock so she could drop off a few things. We went out that night and hung out with some friends of hers from school. Not a ...

In the heart of Texas!, Lubbock, United States travel blog

In the heart of Texas!

A travel blog entry by zonas

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Made it to lubbock, tx, at 8pm it is a DRY 103 degrees!! Time for a ...

CARROTS OR COOKIES, Lubbock Tx, United States travel blog

CARROTS OR COOKIES

A travel blog entry by annettekulle

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... to a grocery store. The internet called it United Grocers but the sign on the store read AMIGOS in very large letters and United in very small letters. I guess we are getting close to Mexico. Nice store with an in-store cafe with what looked like ...

I RATTLE EASY; FRANK, NOT SO MUCH, Lubbock Tx, United States travel blog

I RATTLE EASY; FRANK, NOT SO MUCH

A travel blog entry by annettekulle

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... Frank is ecstatic. We are occasionally getting 9 miles per gallon!!!! We arrived at a pretty little campground on the north side of Lubbock. 88 degrees, a nice breeze, a little shade and full hook-ups. What's not to like. In Lubbock this weekend, is the ...

Adios, Land of Enchantment, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Adios, Land of Enchantment

A travel blog entry by edellis903

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... it?  Then by Littlefield, TX, birthplace of Waylon Jennings.  Miles and miles of well-kept ranches.  Stayed overnight in Lubbock, played Trivia at Jake's.  Some very good players.  It was about five against one, but I held my ...

Day 24, Lubbock, TX, United States travel blog

Day 24

A travel blog entry by sarrdh

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... . The red landscape is legendary southwest. We traveled through the resting place of Billy the Kid, in Fort Sumner. Route 84 from Lubbock to Grants, NM ( the land of enchantment) offered temps in the high 70's to mid 80's. The road stretched before us ...

Mom & Dad leave for Norway, July 6, 2013, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Mom & Dad leave for Norway, July 6, 2013

A travel blog entry by clayenger

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... was in his retirement years before he and my grandmother, Merle Howard Enger, visited there. I'm told his grandparents migrated to the United States in the late 1800s before they were married.  He grew up in the central Texas Norwegian settlement of ...

Back to the Books, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Back to the Books

A travel blog entry by erikmeyer3000

Grad School, my life consisted mostly of staying up realllllllly late, researching and writing papers.  I worked briefly as a bell boy and shuttle driver for a hotel...good for some ...

don't let the bed bugs bite, Lubbock, United States travel blog

don't let the bed bugs bite

A travel blog entry by kirstyp83

... we head off for Lubbock, arriving at 7ish on a 'code red' (toilet stop) after a breif visit to "prarie dog town" - Lubbock's most exciting attraction....Went to dinner at the Texas Road house (like in STL) where we threw our peanuts on the floor and ...

Kagong!!, Lubbock, United States travel blog

Kagong!!

A travel blog entry by thetrekkers

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... the older 2 sons have followed his lead, Brad's also considering the same.  Had a nice visit and shared lunch. 3.5 hours to Lubbock, a nice meet and greet with Kagong and 3 hours to Carlsbad, easy day!  We planned to camp at a private campground ...

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