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... onto the sidewalk.
So who knows what the angry woman at the Safari was bothered by. Creative suggestions welcome.
Anyway, here I am actually in a hotel on Route 66, and tomorrow, in one of the 'historic' hotels of Route 66. Whee!
Pics today are a bit random, just pics from wandering around the town.
Tomorrow - the sad remains of Cadillacs!
... up from the Texas Panhandle, a landscape as flat as unleavened bread and as empty as Jesus's Tomb (I borrowed that analogy, thank you).
Construction of the cross frame was done in two shops in Pampa, Texas by more than 100 welders and erected in July of 1995. The construction you see here took eight months to complete. Every piece had to fit together when the frame was transported and assembled at the construction site forty miles away. ...
... known as Sands-Dorsey Drug (fire damaged and vacant)
In fact only a couple of historic buildings in downtown Tucumcari are still occupied and intact; the Rock Island-Southern Pacific Train Depot (Built ...
... eating BBQ meat is a tradition and probably even written into state law. The state troopers look mean, so we acquiesced and stopped at a restaurant that's been sustaining 66'ers and others for decades with tasty grub from their BBQ pit. Following a short trip to Bug Ranch in Conway (a Volkswagen variant of a sight later in the day - all will become clear...), we descended on The Big Texan Steakhouse in Amarillo, unmissable with its 15-foot ...
... at the back - phew - lesson learned. We finally reached Sante Fe after three and a half hours of driving. The buildings on entering were quite striking - they are a unique style called adobe brick, and that make you feel like you have jump back in time to the era of the Flintstones. We stopped briefly at a bakery for a coffee which turned out to be the best cappuccino we have had in three months. After this we navigated our way around the main square and ...
Other places to stay in Tucumcari
4001 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari | 1 star motelfrom $51
2900 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari | 1 star motelfrom $42
815 E. Route 66, Tucumcari | Motelfrom $59
1620 East Tucumcari Blvd., Tucumcari | Motelfrom $32
1302 West Route 66 Blvd., Tucumcari | 2 star motelfrom $63