Days Inn Amarillo Medical Center
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... people up for the Big Texan. After some google work we too request for a limo. At 8.30 our limo comes to pick us up, bull horns at the front and all. We chat to a couple for Scotland travelling through the US. The driver tells us there is a tornado heading our way so we are the last pick up but not to worry as they will drive us home.
We get to the Big Texan and we take some time taking some happy snaps outside. I laugh at one of the signs that is welcoming Contiki ...
We started today with a hot air balloon over New Mexico which was amazing. The view was endless and the feeling of floating is comparable to nothing else. They are loud though as they let the bursts of gas off to keep you afloat. We were up at 5.00 am so we could witness the sunrise over the mountains which was worth the early wake up! The landing was a little funny and for a moment there a bit scary. Randy, our pilot got us all to duck down (normal ...
On November 15 they drove through Mojave Desert, Arizona, New Mexico, and finally stopped in Amarillo Texas. Steinbeck flew out his wife, Elaine, and his good old friend Tony Street for four days. He stayed pretty much in his books writing about his trip so far. Steinbeck did drive west of Missoula to get his window in his truck fixed. Charley gets really sick once again and spends time with a very kind vet. The last thing he does is goes and visits his wife's family on Thanksgiving in ...
... people there, but no so many that we couldn't enjoy it and get a couple of good pics. People of all ages stop by, from parents with little kids, to obvious grand-parents.
After taking some pics and walking through them all, LD left her mark with one of the markers. I was just about to do the same, when a couple people offered me their spray can of red paint. Hell yeah!
So we left our mark ~ how long it might last no-one ...
... was melting in the Texas heat!
The wide open nothingness soon made way for gently rolling terrain and trees began popping up here and there. You could now see a patchwork quilt of fields setting them apart from the pastures. Throughout the state we continued to follow the "historic Route 66" and took it into Shamrock. Again, nothing; just an aging, deteriorating, old town with nothing to offer. We went right back on the ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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