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... a tribute to Route 66 by some local nutter where he bought 10 classic Cadillacs and stuck them into the ground bonnet first all in a row and now tourists come and spray paint them with their tags. The other thing they're famous for is the Big Texan Steakhouse where they offer the 72oz slab of steak and sides for free IF you can eat it all by yourself in less than one hour! Only a few people have managed it. Not feeling man enough for it ...
... was without a doubt the display @ Groom, Tx. created by one man to memorialize the crucifixion of Christ. His bronze statuary was truly magnificent. I am sure the pics that Rhonda and I were able to take do nothing to display the true beauty of the artform and what was obviously a love of one man's God and his reverence for his Christ. I hope the pictures that Rhonda and I took can in some way at least display some of the beauty of this man's creation.
... the ax. I mean, really??? Route 66 was pretty empty of traffic. And mostly not real interesting, but it had it's moments. We kept seeing old run down buildings and then guessing at what they might have been. It would have been nice to know. We stopped at the Route 66 interpretive center in Chandler, and found it to be singularly uninformative. It had one person working and she simply couldn't do it all. It does seem that while ...
As mentioned, we decided to head north to Santa Fe and are very glad we did. Some of the most beautiful adobe buildings I have ever seen. We visited the Capital building.....pictures attached of course, very exquisite. Then on to the St. Francis of Assisi Mission, again, beautiful. I seem to be using that word a lot, but we have encountered some ...
... that would be a road trip! old Route 66 from coast to coast! Hmm , food for thought for the next trip perhaps?
The best part of the driving is when you can get out of the big cities and hit the open road ... wide open roads, little traffic and speed limits that are made for driving! take note Canada! they can do it in the US,... why the hell cant you get it figured out!
We cover some great country.... ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBEST WESTERN Santa Fe Amarillo
A great place to stay just off the I40, friendly staff, comfy beds, clean, cheap and a fantastic breakfast included. Would definitely stay here again.
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