La Quinta Inn & Suites Lubbock North
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... the team would be torn apart. The Slavs migrated to the Balkans around 400 AD as the Roman Empire was waning. When the Roman Empire split between east and west, the Slavs were divided. The western Slavs (Croats) remained Roman Catholic, while the Eastern Slavs (Serbs) converted to Eastern Orthodoxy and became part of the Byzantine Empire. In the 13th century, a third religion was introduced to the Balkans, Islam, by the conquering Ottoman Turks. The ...
... used alien words like Croat and Serb, Sarajevo and Kosovo, ethnic cleansing and genocide. The news footage was like seeing scenes from another world. For whatever reason, those scenes have always stayed me. I've always wanted to experience this place. Winston Churchill once said, "The Balkans create more history than it can consume," and I'm ready to be a consumer of that surplus of history. Why the Balkans? Why not the ...
We headed to Longhorn Steak House for dinner, where a Strawberry Margarita and a couple of Long island Ice Tea's were consumed. As we were eating late again, I couldn't finish my Steak and Asparagus, but it didn't go to waste :)
Again, Photo's when I get a chance to process them all, but am trying to get the days' activities in here before I forget.
Love and Lightning,
We had a relatively short but pleasant driving day, leaving Sweetwater a little before 8AM and arrived here around 10:30. Checked in, got set up and relaxed, watched the Hawkeyes get beat by lowly Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament. Didn't do much for my mood for the rest of the day.
The trip up here showed a yet different side of Texas, we left most of the scrub brush and cactus behind and mostly barren are of red dirt, rock and ...
... roping at a ranch. Just drove past and there they were.
Driving back towards Fort Worth the back way and keeping off the freeway to see the "real" West Texas. Sad to see so many small towns dying. Dicjin's was a town on the highway with a sherrifs office and a couple of other buildings. Things like the store were derelict. A lot of derelict buildings on the side of the highways.