La Quinta Inn Amarillo West Medical Center
Travel Blogs from Amarillo
Leaving Monterey we traveled 1,300 miles to Amarillo. On the way Charley and I camped in a canyon along U.S. 66. After camping, I realized the winfow of my truck was broken so we decided to stay at a hotel for three days in Amarillo. Charley is really sick it seems, so taking him to the vet seems like a safe ...
... very dusty fields. Lots of cows also means that the air in Texas has a very different fragrance from the other states we've been in (I think it's called eau de manure). We also quickly notice that the houses are much nicer than the previous state. Outside Amarillo we stop at a somewhat famous tourist attraction- the Cadillac Ranch. Apparently, as a work of art, someone had the idea to bury 10 Cadillacs in a single row nose first into a field. They are covered in ...
... town, its lovely and clean inside and the food is good. We've been having mostly salads and sandwiches or wraps. The boys have the occasional burger but we are pretty restrained. Don't go back and read about the morning teas however! Back on the road, Milton is amazed at the number of semi's that are passing us on the highways. The speed limit is 70mph, we are sitting on 60 mph the semi' are passing us and they are supposed to be doing 55mph. Where are the state troopers? We ...
We shared a good drive, both had a nap and were finally able to get the little sweetheart to take her medications, with peanut butter. She doesn't like that soft low fat soft food but seems to enjoy the dry one. Hopefully, her medications (antibiotic, antibacteria, pain killer and antiduodenum ulcers) will make a difference. We both realize that we're pushing the envelope but somehow hope to get her back to and enjoy home environment, albeit for an obviously limited ...
... well, we could see the trucks that indicated it was the Highway, anyway! There was no actual border to indicate when we crossed into New Mexico so we were unaware until the first 'New Mexico Route 66' sign.
In Tucumcari we stopped and chatted a while with Kevin and Nancy at The Blue Swallow, where we had intended to stay last night. We recognised the two Harley's parked outside from The Bent Door in Adrian, and yes - they had been for a visit at the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking