Travel Blogs from Amarillo
So the Road Trip begins! 11 weeks driving across the mid-west of America & Canada; approximately 6000miles worth of travel!
The first three days are going to be pretty hard-core driving, and on day one way made our way to Tony Christie's Amarillo, clocking up 350 miles in 5 & a half hours.
It was sad to say goodbye …
... peel off to drive the Route 66. Pulled off into a small Texas town that had a car convention on showing off classic American hot rods and old school Cadillacs. Leaving the car convention starting on the Route 66 we saw clouds of smoke and huge crowds of people in a supermarket. Intrigued we went to check it out. Turns out the car park had been turned into a burnout strip. Huge Merican muscle cars were tearing apart there tyres whilst everyone cheered them on. Felt very Merican. ...
We are enjoying Amarillo today. The weather has been warm—but we can’t seem
to get away from this crazy wind.
We went to an RV museum today. It was really fun to see how RV’s have changed over the years. In older RV’s, having a mattress was standard; anything else was luxury. Then they put in toilets and ...
... of one. There are three different kinds and the one that we took a photo of is called a Safety Rest Stop because it has a bomb shelter for people to go to during a tornado warning. We wonder whether the local people all flock to the highways to go to these rest stops when there is a tornado warning.
We made it to Amarillo, a true cow town where the famous Big Texan Steak House resides. Of course, we had dinner there. We watched two ...
Up at 3:15 so we can head out. Our day will end in Aurora at my friend Mara's home. I'm very excited to see her since its been a year since we saw one another. Can't wait to have a good visit! As we came out of Capulin NM towards Raton you could see the mountains ahead of us. There were also lots of antelope out. The temp so ...
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