Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Catoosa
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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. ...
... its progressive urban culture. However, out of the proverbial gas, we turned in for the night--ready for another colossal road day on Saturday--this time deep into the (northern) heart of Texas. The chirping of crickets, long a symbol of summer stasis, has taken on a more Hitchcockian vibe here in Tulsa...may we awaken from our sleep unharmed by this biblical pestilence. And may the breakfast bar be plentiful.
... 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 ...
... name). This was just vanilla ice cream very much like cornish ice cream. It was yummy though ;-) We then continued on to a cemetery where 15 british raf pilots from ww2 are buried. They sadly died during pilot training in preparation for battle and the youngest to have died was only 17!!! Just before Tulsa we stopped in Miami (say Miama). Here we had a tour of the most fabulously 1920s restored vaudeville theatres. Its run ...
Off this morning and we found Route 66 without too much bother. Initially, it was a cloudy day but this burnt off quickly, with predictions for it to be very hot today.
We left Missouri, rode 13.6 miles through Kansas, with the best signposting and ended up in Oklahoma. Initially, we passed through Galena - a quaint little town and of course took photos with the Route 66 sign etc.
On the road again and we ...
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