Travel Blogs from Clayton
... out that I hate cattle grid especially on a bike. " Cattle grid is a type of obstacle used to prevent livestock, such as sheep, cattle, pigs, horses, or mules from passing along a road or railway which penetrates the fencing surrounding an enclosed piece of land"
I arrived in Trinidad, Co around 1630
... This is ranch country - each ranch the size of Yorkshire. We pass no cars and no people.
At 45 miles we enter Des Moines and spy a place for coffee. We are greeted at first with suspicion and then interest by the elderly "waitress". "Would'ya like some paah wid your cawfee?" Pardon? Oh, pie. There is one piece of cold apple pie in the fridge. Yes please. She writes a chitty. I could have written an ...
Travel through Co was easy except for the Denver area . Lots of construction and 50 miles of heavy traffic. 404 miles traveled this date. Left Clayton thinking we could make it home. Stopped in Armarillo for fuel at the Pilot at 12:05 90 gals at $4.06/9. Drove 458 miles home arriving about 10 after stopping in Dallas for the Republican Convention. Dallas traffic was slow and heavy.
Trip miles 2971 using 407 gal of fuel. ...
... has its own observatory. There are dinosaur tracks along a trail. I wanted to get a photo for James, because he love dinosaurs, but it got dark too fast. Sorry, James.
We met a friendly fisherman from Texas who told us about their 125 year drought. He was a farmer and quite a nice guy.
Yes, it was windy, but we took a hike and enjoyed our night ...
... The primitive campsite Mikey had found turned out to be great. It was behind a tiny settlement called Felt, and the very friendly farming folk waved at us as we rode through. With picnic tables, a restroom and sweeping prairie views it was the height of luxury compared to other free camps.
During supper however the storm started to really make its presence felt, with our first experience American ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking