MCM Elegante Hotel
Travel Blogs from Odessa
Liz is the mother of Mark Thomas, really good friend of TEJ's and mountain climber partner. Mark has become special to us as has his mom after her visit to Chicago a couple years ago with Mark. Had to visit her in Midland with her husband, Nick. They took really good care of us dining at local BBQ place, Petroleum Museum which ...
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 ...
... 160;Then I see a sign warning that trucks tip over. So now I'm trying to avoid being next to trucks. Scan for deer, pass the truck, scan for deer. And now we have a "high crosswinds" sign. I open all the windows evenly. Who knows if that helps. (Scan for deer.) And then, here's the kicker, a "danger falling rocks" sign. Thank you very much, sign. ...
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 ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility