Hampton Inn & Suites Lubbock Southwest
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Serbs held fast to their Christianity; however, much of the population living in Bosnia converted to Islam. For centuries, these fractured ethnic groups lived under the brutal oppression of the Austrian-Hungarians or the Ottomans, gaining independence every now and then, and always longing for a great country to call their own. After WWI ended in 1918, the map of Europe was redrawn by the victorious Allies. The nation of Yugoslavia was created in order ...
... World War I started here. Modern terrorism and ethnic cleansing find their roots here. It's a wonderfully complex place that is not easy to understand. On a personal note, the Balkans have always haunted me. I grew up on a ranch in the heart of rural Texas. Everyone was the same--white, middle class, conservative, and Baptist. When I was in junior high, I distinctly remember watching the news reports as the Balkans fell apart. ...
Saturday morning was a reasonably leisurely morning in Lubbock, before setting off just over the state border into New Mexico.
A few cells popped and had a go, but just couldn't get their asses in gear, and started to go outflow dominant (Updraft Puking again!). We did however go Hail hunting and manage to get into some ping pong / walnut size hail. The sound it makes bouncing off the van and the Polycarbonate roof is ...
... roads are pretty, we took smaller highways and drove through small towns, I really like Texas, the people are also quite lovely - it was a beautiful drive! We eventually made it to Lubbock at 9, only to find out that they didn't have our reservation! The girl told me to ring booking.com, which wouldn't be been fine but none their phones let you ring a payable line and my mobile has no signal, in fact Lubbock so far has been a pit that mobile signal ...
Motorcycle : 429 miles
A beautiful trip through Eastern New Mexico was clearly the best day of riding thus far. The red landscape is legendary southwest. We traveled through the resting place of Billy the Kid, in Fort Sumner. Route 84 from Lubbock to Grants, NM ( the land of enchantment) offered temps in the high 70's to mid 80's. The road stretched before us for as far as we could see. Lunch at Penny's, a nostalgic dinner in Vaughn, NM, was terrific. ...