Homewood Suites Amarillo
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Hubs still in a bad way so we set off early for the 200 mile drive to Amarillo. The weather turned en route, became darker and darker and the heavens opened. Rain? Never seen anything like it. Sheets of rain across the windscreen and wipers on full travelling at very low speeds and eventually we inched our way across the Panhandle. We had been …
... as they were pink, apparently it’s because they are smoked. She changed it for a burger and we shared a caramel cheesecake for dessert. The place is awesome, it’s a hotel as well and has load of entertainment and a huge gift shop. Two old Texans serenaded us at our table. One of them was on oxygen and I was a little worried that he wouldn’t make it to the end of the song.
Back to the hotel for an early night before the long drive to Santa Fe ...
... down through Denver and onto the open countryside. On my left was the flat open expanses of the plains, on my right, the mountains of the Rockies. The open flat land was dotted with rain storms and I could easily see them move across the plains from miles out. The mix of colours from the rain grey to the sun on the yellow grass and the blue sky's really made for a picturesque scene. Eventually I moved into the rocky landscape of New Mexico, similar to Arizona. I really didn't like ...
... 60 minutes. There was 4 people giving it a go from contiki, 1 guy finished it with about 10 minutes to go, another just missed out finishing 2 minutes after the time expired. After dinner we stuck around at the bar for a few drinks and people slowly stared drifting off to there rooms and a couple of room parties. I had a pretty early night and just chilled out with Carrin watching ...
... very well set out exhibit. It costs $5 each to get in and the displays are set up by the decades starting at the 20's and ending at the 70's. Its such a trip back in time, its hard to believe but fortunate that people have collected or kept so much of these items. We spend easy an hour there. Next town is Elk City this is where we find the Country Dove Tea Rooms and where we will have morning tea. There is no doubt that we are in the Bible Belt and the tea rooms has a mix of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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