Days Inn Erick
Travel Blogs from Erick
... the kids movie "Cars" so there was a lot of memorabilia about - walls to sign and things to read.
The owner of the café had her 3 sons waiting tables - and they were great kids and breakfast was great.
Sometimes Route 66 is parallel to the freeway and other times, miles away. The lack of signs can be a problem but there's always the locals to ask who are so helpful. Some of the roads were great and others ...
Day two and we again didn't hit the road until around 8 am...guess that was good considering I didn't get to bed until after midnight.
We knew going into this trip that we were going to have a couple of days that were simply just driving...today was one of those days. We drove through New Mexico and the "top" of Texas but didnt make it to Oklahoma. But if you can't make it to your location, there is no better place for an Irish girl to stay than in Shamrock ...
... all sat there looking a
truck whizzed past running over the turtle (I think on purpose). It made
us all sick. Couldn't get it out of my mind the entire day - such a
reminder how mean people can be and we were already missing the God
honoring people of Branson.
We drove to Eureka Springs and went to the Christ of the Ozarks statue. We walked around just a little and I took ...
... that is bouncing against the muffler. The trunk bracket was working loose and also needed tightening.
After we finish our drive tomorrow, I will make a more complete check of the undercarriage. I plan to order some parts and have them shipped to my son's place in Eugene. I will have a couple days to make needed repairs. It's all part of the fun.
... front door and got some funny looks - that was the hairdressing bit. Cheeky ******. The laundry bit was round the side. Washed all my kecks and t-shirts and delivered it back to my hotel for a fiver. Unreal.
Had a Subway and now I'm settling down for Game 6 of the NBA Finals - Go Spurs!