Fairfield Inn & Suites Amarillo West / Medical Center
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... Falls, Texas we began to feel the familiar humidity creeping back up. We did a fuel stop and grabbed some dinner just outside Fort Worth. We gave up the fight of the higher humidity and temperature so we closed the windows and cranked up the generator and turned on the air conditioner.
The mission was to go around Dallas but between GPS problems and construction we going straight through Dallas on I-20. By the time we were going through it was ...
... up about 3 pounds into his Fred Flintstone size steak. Our server told us 50+ people a month try in the winter, but only 7 or 8 actually meet the challenge. In the summer, she said there is a constant flow of people trying. We had normal steak dinners and then did a short drive in Amarillo before heading back to the RV.
At the half way point now on Route 66 leaving New Mexico now heading for Texas. Long drive ahead, still raining slightly. First and only stop, Santa Rosa at The Blue Hole, a warm feed spring 80 foot deep used for scuba diving training. unfortunately it was raining slightly so we didn't go swimming. Once at the hotel a nice hot spa and swim to relax and unwind after a long hard day being the passenger. Off to dinner we go at the 'Outback steakhouse' .... such an Aussie. Delicious ...
... Barbara talked to the man beside her about his ranch between Houston and Dallas, that he "runs 350 head of cows", and how he sells his calves. Interesting conversations. The only “bugs in the party” were the little bugs crawling around on the concrete and up on the audience. We all were brushing them off all evening. Luckily they didn’t bite, just crawled around. ...
... before heading into Denver to have a great barbeque of Buffalo Burgers and some chocolate beer with Lisa and Chris’s before heading to our ‘hotel’ for the night with Dave and Priscilla, new ‘surrogate grandparents’ to London! The strawberry waffles for breakfast were to die for – thanks Dave!!
It has felt like a bit of a holiday the last few days but we ...
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