Blue Swallow Motel
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This blogging is taking more time than we thought and sometimes the wifi service is sketchy but here are our day 3 adventures - a pretty relaxed day.
We had to start out at WalMart so we could get our spray paint for the Cadillac Ranch. We stopped at the Big Texan to see what that steak looked like - YIKES! And you have to eat the …
Today we left Texas and headed to the "Land of Enchantment", New Mexico - after passing through the Cadillac Ranch - a spot where someone has planted the car bodies of 6 Cadillac's in the middle of his field. You are able to take a spray can and paint your name on them - of course, many have done this and the layers of paint are very thick. What …
Since my first crosscountry bike trip I've wanted to stay at the Blue Swallow Motel with its murals & individual garages for the rooms. It worked out this time although I parked outside since the garages have dirt floors & might not be as easy to get out of.
The new owners have been here a year & it's looking good all around; the …
Breakfast was at Kix on 66, America's Mainstreet. Good, old fashioned diner food. Great way to start the day. Before leaving Tucumcari, known as the City of Murals, we drove around town to check out some of them. They're quite elaborate and have a Route 66/western theme.
We rejoined I-40, but since it parallels '66, we would get off the …
Well, another day, another Texas shaped waffle, as they say...
We all woke up happy, Elwood and I head to breakfast and Noah sorts out skype and made plan to chat to his folks.
So, after breakfast, Elwood is over the moon to skype Nanny and Papa. He chats enthusiastically and Nanny wows us all with her Madagascar knowledge, one of …
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed