Historic Route 66 Motel
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- Pets allowed
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... very glad to find a large thistle, clearly a favourite of these moths, and get some more great bug photos!
We got back in the car and decided that it was time find some liquid refreshment; being English we'd all ignored the weather and jumped in the car without thinking about the outside air temperature! Although we had remembered to take hats which, as it turned out, were a great help when it came to shooing away buzzing bugs from a sweaty bonce. ...
... stories of travelling to New Zealand without a plan!
I also asked Billy whether the beetle I saw in the morning had a name, I showed him the picture I had taken and received confirmation that it was indeed a beetle! 'What do you call these beetles?', 'Oh, that's a beetle!' - you can guarantee that if this beetle made its home in the UK the local vernacular would've rechristened it a 'warbling breakfast bug'.
Mon was in good spirits and ...
... Midpoint Ugly Pies". There's nothing ugly about them - they're regular sweet pies, but they've developed quite a reputation. We chatted for a while to the new owner, a very nice man originally from Tennessee, who explained why Texas Route 66 signage is so poor (namely that the state have a superiority complex, not only about this but about most things, and feel it beneath them to maintain the Route signage, contributing greatly to the very ...
... couple from near Munich.
The New Mexico border was only about 90 miles from Amarillo and the interstate 75 mile per hour speed limit breezed us along quickly. Just after crossing the border into New Mexico (the first time I had been in New Mexico - only Rhode Island, Oregon and Hawaii are states that I haven't visited) we crossed into the Mountain Time Zone. Two hours behind friends and relatives in Maine.
We stopped at the first ...
... an hour so woo hoo. Checked out another cool car and memorabilia museum at a petrol station of all places and tripped n until our stopping point for the night.....the blue swallow motel Tucumcari. Few days ago jerry had told us about a ranch shop called watsons here in town and we thought we would check it out.....we were not disappointed!!! The friendliest people ever had we ended up there well over an hour chatting ...