Holiday Inn Tulsa City Center
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Ian has gone out exploring in Tulsa, Oklahoma, while Mom is resting beside the pool and catching a few rays. Will not be going on the road until tomorrow......just travel Route 66 and take in some sights along the way. No pictures today.......you really DO NOT want to see me in my bathing suit. ...
... of the Ozarks reminded him of Bali. Given the dense and lush jungle of the Missouri countryside, no compelling reason for disagreement could be given.
Moving deep into southern Missouri, we opted for a quick stop in a town called Lebanon for some Louisiana style fried catfish with okra, potatoes and hush puppies. The small but potent meal really hit the spot, and the trip--hours 8-12 of ...
... wealth of information. Still in Kansas we drive through Baxter Springs and pass the Field of Dreams Baseball field - Home of the American Legion Baseball team and a number of historic homes. this area is very focused on the American Civil war as a guy was telling us earlier in Carthage that Missouri area was in a tug of war between the North and the South. This is where they have these reenactments of the battles. It's not far down the old Route 66 that we leave Kansas ...
... version. It was so badly maintained, to the point of being no existent in parts with huge potholes and cracks in the road.
After this brief bumpy road, we were back onto a regular road, stopping at Afton to grab a drink. While there, we spotted the faded Buffalo Ranch Trading Post - it didn't appear to be open but there was Buffalo in the paddock behind it and they were being fed when we got there.
... there which was very disappointing.
We stopped in Depew for a drink and snack. This place can only be described as a modern ghost town ... really wierd! We went into a cafe where we found some of the population and we had a nice cherry cheescake! We were asked where we were from and asked if we would sign their visitor book. After being refilled we made our way into Bristow and found a giant penguin (not that giant!) and obviously had to pose ...
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