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So after 2 mammoth days of driving we decided to slow down the pace today and explore Oklahoma City before heading over to our stopover destination in Shamrock, Texas for the evening (a mere 166 miles away!).
Having had a leisurely sleep in, we headed out into our neighbourhood of Bricktown (which is the epicentre for restaurants and …
Check out the cool pictures. This building and truck and handsome but somewhat chubby dude were the basis of a movie. (Okay the handsome but somewhat chubby dude is the not the basis of any movie except maybe " Nista, When are you do? How to eat across Route 66 and gain a pound or two a day).
... his cowboy beans. We sat out in the Oklahoma sun eating BBQ and finally felt like we were doing this right!!! We arrived at Bedlam BBQ after a three-hour drive and had about four-hours ahead of us to get to the RV park in Shamrock, Texas. After that wonderful lunch we decided to quickly pop into Kohls to pick up a couple of pillows. The marshallows we were given when we rented the van just weren't cutting it. I had already picked up a ...
Driven to day: 366 km
Driven to date: 4365 km
Another wet, drizzly day today. We drove from the east side of Oklahoma to the west side, past the home towns of singers Roger Miller and Garth Brooks, and astronaut Tom Stafford. Oklahoma has been in a drought situation for the past three years, with some farmers needing to sell off their livestock. The country reminds of Saskatchewan, with its flat fields and occasional oil pump. But here in Oklahoma we saw cotton fields ...
About 280 miles today and now in Texas staying in a town called Shamrock and hotel called The Blarney Inn. Been out for food and there was a sign on the door 'No Firearms'. A guy came in wearing jeans and shirt with a cap which said 'Sheriff' but did not leave his gun outside - he was the local sheriff
We have been on parts of 66 today where we stopped ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center