The Mayo Hotel
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Ian has gone out exploring in Tulsa, Oklahoma, while Mom is resting beside the pool and catching a few rays. Will not be going on the road until tomorrow......just travel Route 66 and take in some sights along the way. No pictures today.......you really DO NOT want to see me in my bathing suit. ...
... stood in our way...
The first stop we made was at a rock cave and cutaway alongside Route 66. There was a network of toe and finger holds that allow for reasonably easy access to the top, about 25 feet or 8 meters above ground. Once the top is reached, a small series of rock columns and cave openings provide some small thrills and surreal images from the inside of the cave outward.
... hot. Morning tea today is in transit. Cold drinks and tomato and cheese on crackers all prepared while motoring along old Route 66. Next stop is in Carthage. This is a pretty little town . It's claim to fame besides being on Route 66 is its City Hall, Whee Bridge and a number of beautiful historical houses. We have lunch at Iggy's cafe which is a 20 year old diner which has been furnished in the style of the 60's. its pretty cool and the food is good. From here we ...
... version. It was so badly maintained, to the point of being no existent in parts with huge potholes and cracks in the road.
After this brief bumpy road, we were back onto a regular road, stopping at Afton to grab a drink. While there, we spotted the faded Buffalo Ranch Trading Post - it didn't appear to be open but there was Buffalo in the paddock behind it and they were being fed when we got there.
... of pop!!!
A short way down the road we came across the famous Round Barn which had beel lovingly restored and now turned into a visitor attraction. One of the farmer's responsible and the CEO who must be in his 80s or 90s was called Mr Sam and he had fun telling us all about it and quizzing us on what we had seen.
When we made our way to the car the rain started lashng down. The car certainly needed the clean after yesterday's ...
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