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Travel Blogs from Plainview
... given up on knives and forks and are using their hands!! Meanwhile, Hinesh and I share a rack of ribs with a baked potato and the house salad ha ha ha. We just manage to finish it.
When we leave the restaurant its raining and being the chicken that I am, images of Twister pop into my head. Our driver tells us there are no serious warnings for the tornado yet just heavy rains. We get back relatively dry and sleep well as our tummies are nice and full from a Big Texan dinner.
Since the last entry we have stopped in Brinkley Arkansas at a Days Inn. Since Tori had never been to a Sonic we went there for dinner. It was a disappointment as the car hops were not on skates. The next day we made it to Arlington Texas the last couple of days, so Tori could visit with her friend Laura. We stayed at a la Quinta. It was nice but the first night there was no internet or ...
We got asked that question a lot when we would mention Lubbock as one of our stops. The answer to that question is: one of the nicest families you could hope to meet in one of the cutest, and vaguely creepy neighborhoods I've even been in. We drove from Saginaw and headed west across the flat lands of west Texas. I love our dear friends and family in Texas, I don't particularly love ...
... to preserving route 66 history.
Last stop was Cadillac Ranch which is a public art sculpture consisting of 10 1970's era Cadillacs stuck into the ground nose first and at a severe angle. Sounds weird. Yep, it is....
Over the years its turned into a spray paint mecca and folks are invited to apply their artistic talent to the overall sculpture (:
The paint is literally inches thick in many spots. I could find no trace of metal left unpainted ...
... As we continued our journey I made a deviation into Tucumcari, New Mexico to visit one of the many cities known for its Historic Route 66 remembrance. We arrived here after sunset so we got the chance to see the neon-lite, historic signage of the businesses and hotels that lined the downtown of Tucumcari. These remaining relics of the famous roadway that went through this town are still being used today to attract travelers of the historic highway.
Onward to Albuquerque.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking