Knights Inn Laura Lodge & Suites
Travel Blogs from Pecos
... it took far longer to load and get road ready. “Done” always seems to come in layers. There’s “I think I’m done”. Then there’s “I’m done”. Then there’s “I’m ready to go.” And finally, after gathering all the forgotten things, it’s “get in. I’m starting the car”.
So, by the time it was “get in”. It was 2 am and ...
You know your vacation is winding down when all your time is spent on the highway. Left Shreveport around 7am and before we made it to Dallas we got pulled over by a Texas State Trooper for going 5 mph over the speed limit. Luckily he just issued a warning, no fine and sent us on our way. While gassing up we saw a bus load of LSU fans returning home from the sold out game at Texas Stadium last night ...
We stopped in Pecos, TX which touts itself as the home of the first Rodeo. The countryside is vastly different from the Big Bend country we came from as there are no mountains or hills. This is oil country and everyone around here works for the oil industry it seems. Interesting place and just another short stop along our ...
... the weather was turning ugly. The temperature had dropped into the 30's, the wind was blowing hard and it started snowing. No accumulation but for the Arizona desert, the snow was interesting, just not welcome.
Feb 12 –Benson, AZ to Pecos, TX
Waking up in sunny Benson, AZ we found a heavy load of ice on the motorhome. The motorhome slideouts had so much ice on them that we had to pull the ladder out and ...
... with every mile. What an experience.
My parents went to church this morning and they said there was a mariachi band there. Very cool!
Today we drove but we stopped in Fort Stockton, TX to take pictures. The clown(Tex) is back from his one day hiatus. (pics to follow soon.) My dad and I bought $5 in scratch off this morning and got our money back plus 3. Not too much but it was fun.
Tomorrow, Carlsbad Caverns and on to New Mexico and another time zone. Night all.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility