Econo Lodge Guymon
Travel Blogs from Guymon
... begin so harmoniously. We had a rotten night's sleep. I'd just got rid of the insect bites from Seligman and acquired a new batch which kept me scratching and then the cross-country freight trains passed by the motel tooting horns throughout the night. We both felt sluggish and tired.
At lunch a jogger passed by. This ...
... managed to fix them whilst Mikey cycled back to the supermarket to tell Sharon the new plan and buy supper. We were very hot and bothered at the RV site so have headed across the railway tracks and found a grassy haven behind the towns baseball pitch. As it now doesn’t get dark until 10, and the sun is still ragingly hot at 7, I think we’ll be here a while!
Miles Cycled: 64 speedy (tailwind) sweaty (100F) ...
... Mart and lastly Wal-Mart. Went to Wal-Mart to try and return the air mattress we bought several years ago that has never worked well. Customer Service gave me this "yeah right are you serious" look and reply so I walked to the front of the store and threw it in their trash can. That was a waste of money!
Gloss Mountain Overlook... Cool place! Red hills with gypsum and sellinite rocks covering the ground. Very, very hot hike! - 103 degrees with no shade. We ...
... Border was marked but not with great enthusiasm; not impressed so far.
We are in Guymon, a two horse town but with a very nice hotel.
This is true 'dust bowl' country as we know from the amount we showered off ourselves. 'Grapes of Wrath' country.
Bye for now, briefing for tomorrow,
Penny and Chris
The last blog was written about events on Monday/Tues. One Tues I did some calculations and found that the stop I wanted to make in Tishomingo would actually add lots of hours to my trip home and to pick up Dale on Sat. would be pushing it. Dale had off Wed and Thurs nights so we talked and quickly decided that we would meet Wed morning in Albuquerque, NM. I picked up an airplane ticket for him and started preparing to leave.
In the meantime the ...
Other places to stay in Guymon
1201 Highway 54 E, Guymon | 1 star motelfrom $75