La Quinta Inn Odessa
Travel Blogs from Odessa
Boy is this falter a waste land!! Nothing but oil pump jacks and junkyards in this entire area! What a difference in scenery from the past. 5 days!!
But we are close to the airport for our 7:15am flight to IAH then DCA so it works. We killed enough time driving around looking at stupid stuff that it landed us in Odessa at 5pm.
Our next task was to find a place to eat dinner. Odessa is a food desert....all food chains which is something I try ...
... named our camper. Greased Lightning. We want her to feel empowered. And of course the name comes with a built in theme song! Google it if you don't believe me :-). Oh no! Loud muffler all of a sudden. Stopped at a gas station and they directed across the street to Chico's Repair. Turned out that we busted a flange on our catalytic converter. Chico fixed us right up. He's the man! We just entered Mountain Time Zone and there are mountains around us. How fitting ...
Steve: We are in Midland dropping off my car with my dad. We started driving at 1:00 in the morning last night out of necessity. The air conditioning went out a few weeks ago and I have not fixed it yet. I figured that I would drop it off and if my dad wants to fix it, I'll pay him back. If not, I'll get it fixed at the end of the summer. We fly out tomorrow night and will be one step closer to leaving. ...
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 ...
... As we continued driving through this seemingly never ending farm of the strange metal birds picking the ground a strange mood came over me. I felt as if I was looking at the backstage of our reality. I knew that oil was being pumped out of the ground somewhere in the world but I had never seen it with my own eyes. All the things that I posses are made of oil, packaged in plastic, grown using tractors, irrigation systems, shipped or driven to me from other faraway lands, etc. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed