La Quinta Inn Odessa
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The continuing saga of our journey... Breakfast at Whataburger. Can't get better than that! A very large bull. Oil wells, and windmills and nothing else, oh my! Lunch at truck stop. Yay for air conditioning! Big wreck on I-20. Detoured to frontage road...on the other side of the expressway. Felt like I was driving in New Zealand or something! We saw a train...sad to say we were excited that there was some scenery! Speed limit is 80...we top out at about 65. ...
... 160;(His mom later confirms that this is in fact the case.) Highlights from Midland, Texas include fantastic breakfast burritos, Mr. Montalvo's locally famous beef brisket, lunch at Jorge's, learning all about oil production, Midland's semi-pro soccer team (get this- they're called The Sockers), meeting Napoleon the cat and learning about his hobbies, Mayra Garcia, and the Whisper...Jesus church. ...
Whats the one thing you never want to happen before you leave on a trip? You dont want to be sick, and yet thats exactly where I am this morning. Praying that we can get meds and get everyone well before we leave. The last thing we want to do is travel while feeling bad, or worse yet to get someone else sick while on our ...
... a narrow creek in the valley, where we saw horses and cows grazing on the narrow farmlands.
Soon we started to descend and the lushy mountain forests disappeared into an empty desert. Wind was very strong, blowing dust and sand all ove the visible horizon.
When I saw the first oil rigs it seemed like a peculiar and interesting landscape. Thousands of metal machines rhythmically and relentlessly bending down and up to extract the blood of ...
... all the customs officers were - especially when I remembered they all spoke English! Arrived back to Kansas City after being up for 22 hours so went right to bed at 9 pm Kansas time and slept through until 7 am. We drove to Lawrence to visit Aunt Fern (Susan's mom) and then Aunt Rosemary (Kathy's mom). Exchanged stories of their prior trips to Europe. Off to Oklahoma Joe's for lunch with Cousin Nancy and ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed