Baymont Inn and Suites Midland Airport
Travel Blogs from Midland
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 ...
... 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 ...
Today we experienced dramatic changes in weather and landscape. We went from the heat of a desert to snowy mountains (8650ft - 2600m), from a sand storm to a rain and snow storm, from pristine untouched white sand dunes to the endless thousands of rigs pumping black oil.
White Sands National Monument really surpised us. We hesitated to visit this place at first, but changed our minds once we saw the incredibly white dunes in the distance. The sand is mostly made of gypsum, which ...
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