Travel Blogs from Amarillo
... games like trying to throw a lead sinker attached to a piece of rope through a hole in the wall from 10 feet, then onto the gift shop where all the usual stuff abounds, t shirts, key rings, etc...oh...and a live rattlesnake in a box....just what everyone needs! Also a couple of stuffed grizzly's to have a pic with.
Time for another drink and its Snappers shout, so I'm presented with a schooner ...
... the motel looking for shelter. We visited IHOP (international house of pancakes) and each bought a fat american breakfast with a tall stack of pancakes covered in so much sugary syrups. Feeling sufficiently obese we hit the road unsure where to go. So first we visited the Cadillac ranch I described in my last blog. An unusual one. Then down south to Americas second largest canyon with not a lot to actually do unless you brought your own stuff with you. Instead we had fun ...
... graffiti'd dumpster you are there". The ranch is a well known landmark where in the middle of a field, 10 old Cadillac's are up-ended in the ground all at the same angle. The public are encouraged to bring their own spray paint and put their mark on the cars. The cars are regularly re-painted to provide a clean canvas. We once again were cursing not buying spray paint. We walked across the field and soon saw that the recent rains had made access ...
... at her office in Broken Arrow, and came to meet us for lunch at the Cracker Barrel! Hadn't seen her since 2007! Awesome little unexpected visit while on the road!
Oklahoma - where the wind comes sweeping through the plains.....nothing more to say....nothing to see....but a lot of half-dead trees and cows. (Sorry Cindy!)
We are driving into a blinding sunset.
Passed the Texas Steakhouse in Amarillo where if you can eat their 72 ounce steak, it's FREE! No ...
We made it to Amarillo, Tx. today stopped at the rest area and headed to the steak house (home of the free 72 oz steak) only if you eat the whole thing.....I was luckey just to eat what me and marge ordered and we split it between the 2 of us. This is the 2nd time we have been here and the food was just as great as the last time. This time we were able to ...
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