Travel Blogs from Amarillo
... As we continued our journey I made a deviation into Tucumcari, New Mexico to visit one of the many cities known for its Historic Route 66 remembrance. We arrived here after sunset so we got the chance to see the neon-lite, historic signage of the businesses and hotels that lined the downtown of Tucumcari. These remaining relics of the famous roadway that went through this town are still being used today to attract travelers of the historic highway.
Onward to Albuquerque.
... 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 ...
We drove through miles and miles of grazing land and every once in a while, we could see a ranch. No problem with noisy neighbors out here! The land just goes on forever, but the cows seem to like it. We arrived in time to see the Red Sox game. Not happy with the results, but we know they will bounce back.
... Tiny Texola was the last town before hitting Texas and then into another state we go!! Shamrock was next on the list with lots of signs for their american football team the 'fighting Irish' they had shamrocks painted on all the streets which was cool. Went to visit the devils rope museum in McClean but it was closed grrrr all these towns seem to just sleep on a Sunday. On route to Jericho we stopped off at a rest area which ...
... to our surprise we found very interesting. The humidity took over and many of us felt as if we had sun stroke, but we soldiered on. That night me and New Zealander Dave cooked bangers and mash with frankfurter sausages which surprisingly came to everybody's liking. We were surrounded by the famous red rocks of Oklahoma that started to look like a desert. Right now I'm travelling west towards Amarillo, TX home of the best steaks in the ...
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