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... on the route 66 tourism market. It was only 5 years old, WAY too packed, and the lunch was basic. It was nice to see the old route 66, but I would give this stop a 'c'.
On to the our next, impromptu stop - The Cherokee Trading Post outside Clinton, OK. This was way cool! Aside from the GIANT American Indian marking the location, the cement buffalo, and other fun stuff outside, the inside was a plethora ...
... Virginia to Phoenix and they are a day ahead of us and telling us where to stay so we check into the Oasis RV Resort in Amarillo NM and it is a good roadside stop.
We are just staying ahead of some cold bad weather and even though it is sunny it is 10 degrees below normal and we still have jeans on. Reports of snow to the north and west and east of us so tomorrow may be an adventure.
... people bring in their pets to the rooms and had even provided a fence dog walking area.
We cabbed into town and to have a look around - bit of a waste of time as most shops not open and those that were did not appeal so back to the hotel, for a swim or a nap, preparing for tonight.
The Texan offers a free meal if you can eat 72 ounces of steak, baked potato, 3 crumbed shrimp, a bread roll and salad within an hour - f you fail, it costs 72$ for ...
... Museum", well worth a visit. The museum was a huge building and it was the story of Barbwire in every shape and form, it was amazing that its use and progressive changes could fill such a huge museum, dealing only with barb wire and the impact on ranchers and cowboys.
We located a fantastic Route 66 museum (who's name escapes us, could be in the next blog), not to be confused with the Devils Rope Museum, ...
... the way in some of the smallest towns I've ever seen and I grew up in a small town. I always wonder what people do out here in the middle of nowhere.
Tomorrow night we will be in Albequerque, NM visiting our classmate Diane Werner. Can't wait to see her.
Talk to you tomorrow.
Rita & Jens
PS: The state bird of Oklahoma we learned is a Scissors winged fly catcher. How about that?