Lexington Inn - Holbrook
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Getting as far as Oatman was an interesting drive, but the next 28 miles on old Route 66, to Kingman, was even more so: steep switchbacks and 15mph hairpin bends made the 2,100 foot change in elevation exhilarating. I was glad we were traveling west to east as I was on the inside edge most of the way. This drive took an hour. The next hour, we covered 70 ...
... and the carried on to Holbrook our stop for the night. Holbrook is another Route 66 town and our motel no exception. Although run lovingly by an Austrian couple it still retained its charm. The room featuring interesting kitsch things including bedspreads with giant big rigs. We walked around the small town early evening. It's full of interesting dusty shops many of which are closed down , and seedy bars and dubious restaurants. ...
... Indian legends as "fire rock" that buried the fields of Indian ancestors.
Shuttling on further we passed the Continental Divide and stopped at a Denny's, near an oil refinery, at milepost 48. Breakfast was a bacon lovers BLT with onion rings and the obligatory cup of coffee.
After breakfast we headed over to the gas station to fill the tank for the rest of the journey and for ten minuets waited in line behind Mr and Mrs Dumb Ass who had managed to lock their keys ...
... in the Eagles hit song, "Take it Easy", apart from the corner, there ain't much else in Winslow! Obligatory pics taken then off to Holbrook for the night. Nothing to exciting about Holbrook, we thought we may stay at the WigWam Hotel, but on checking it out it wasn't too flash, so moved onto a modern motel on the new sided of town which served the worst Mexican meal in the history of the world!!!!
Saturday 2nd - Blue skies and 82 degrees today, ...
... complete with all the memorabilia and paraphernalia, it was a step back in time. Even the waitresses were all looking suitably 'period' - the only thing missing was roller skates! We both chose what we thought was a quintessential 50's staple - strawberry half-malt milkshake. Impossibly thick, teeth-jarringly sweet but nonetheless delicious, although Chelle barely made a dent on hers. So we both left substantial amounts of our morning food! Our waitress ...