Route 66 Motel
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... and over the hotel, shedding its light all around the canyon. It truely was something to get up for, along with the many other visitors at this unearthly time of the morning, Straight back afterwards to our warm cabin, with a hot chocolate and half a cinnamon swirl each for breakfast, I had to get my blog finished and photos uploaded. Job done and quick check online for updates, we packed up about 9.30am. Checked out 10am to set off for another side of ...
... During our conversation I realized that Oatman, AZ was just a short distance from us. I had been telling our friends about our motorcycle trip through Oatman and then down to Needles,CA where I had developed heat exhaustion. Not a pleasant memory....but that's another story. We all decided to jump in the car and take a drive up to Oatman to check it out.
Oatman is a historical old gold mining town that is very unusual in that it hosts a huge population of mules ...
... do not do it justice, and you cannot tell just how drastic the drop off is when you are inches away with no railing! Before going on the skywalk, you can view over the edge - see in the pics, there is NO RAILING and the drop off is 4,000 feet. People were getting SO close, one slip and it takes 12 seconds to hit the bottom... ugh, don't think about that too long. I can't stress enough how close you get to ...
... watching and waving. There were also a few Burma Shaving Cream sayings on the way but I didn't have time to write them down.
This part of Route 66 is flat with white grass until we were 30 minutes out then we had small hills and then we were on the Hualapai Indian Reservation. We got to Hackberry and there was a small general store, stage with a band playing, and food for sale. We stopped and walked around before hitting the trail heading to ...
... for lunch on the road. Let me tell you, there is NOTHING to eat from the I-40 on ramp until Kingman, two hours later. We were starved come 2pm. The scenery along I-40 was unbelievable - changing every 30 minutes or so.
Finally, the road to the Hoover Dam. That road should be taken off the map. It was so flat and boring. That's not a great combination when the temperature was reading on Dad's bike at 94 and ...