La Quinta Inn Amarillo East Airport Area
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So far not a great travel experience. Southwest tagged my luggage with someone else's name who was traveling to Houston. So you guested it, my bags are somewhere in Houston right now. At least they offered to reimburse me up to $50 if I have to buy clothes. That was nice. Hopefully I'll have them before my presentation tomorrow at 9am. Not only …
This time the storm got the better of us and we got hit by the core in Tucumcari, New Mexico, we got pelted by hail and heavy rain as we tried to get ahead of the cell. The wall cloud that went over us was so dark it turned day into night, we zoomed up the interstate for an hour before we were finally in ...
Our saga continues in Amarillo. Our exploration of interesting sights in Amarillo directed us within the city to the famed "Route 66." We had the address and let our GPS (Bertha) guide us to it. After making a couple of turns and back tracking we found it. We drove the length of this famed stretch of Amarillo and were a bit let down on what we found. I expected an area that ...
... which balloons are launching and facts about the crews and the balloons. While the balloons can't steer (see Oct 7 and Oct 8 blogs), some envelopes, perhaps the fancy ones, have flaps in them that the pilots manipulate to ‘spin’ the balloon to present a particular side of the balloon to the spectators.
A final note about the festive spirit at the balloon fiesta. Many people, especially ...
... interesting walk around. On we go to Erick. Thought we would visit the Roger Miller museum so to get us in the mood we find ' king of the road' , Chug-a-Lug, Do-Wack-a-Do. And crank them up ...Dang! The museum is closed on Mondays! It's lunch time, looking around, there's not much in Erick, its been left a bit of a ghost town since the interstate went through but we see a bakery and coffee shop so we'll give it a go. Jewel in the crown Liz described it as compared to the rest ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking