Route 66 Motel
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... Bullhead city looked impressive and large set against the mountains. Kingman was the first town in, so we drove down Route 66 looking for our nights accommodation. Andy wanted to stay in a Best Western, being we're still in western world. There were two opposite each other, we chose the best western plus. 4pm checking in as they could accommodate us, but on the 2nd floor so we flexed our muscles to carry all our luggage up to our room. Having ...
... left behind when the mines were closed down decades ago. The descendants of these mules freely roam the area and make themselves very comfortable in the streets, sidewalks, porches, parking lots and everything in between in this small mountain town of Oatman. They have become quite the tourist attraction and everyone likes to feed them so some of them are quite fat!
Our 25 mile drive up to Oatman took us an hour if that tells you anything. The roads are ...
Kingman, the home of Andy Devine and "The Official Route 66 Museum" (seems that we have heard that before)...however, this official museum charged to get in (the others relied on free admission and great gift shops). It was a really neat museum with exhibits of the Grapes of Wrath and the pre 1950s history of the route. It helped to make the dust bowl struggles more vivid.
After that, it was a picture with a really BIG train engine, an ATSF for those in the know. ...
... birthday on May 18th. We can't arrive too soon as she will be dealing with finals, a Senior Project and will be too busy to deal with vagabond travelers from the east. Therefore, we decided to spend another day in Kingman.
Our visit to Kingman was planned to be - and was relaxing. We did almost nothing. Nearly no photos (sorry!), no discovering local haunts, just sitting our fat ***** in lawn chairs at ...
... 20 mph+; there is always a valley over the next mountain and another set of mountains over the next range; sales tax is high 10%; use a lot of solar panels; you have to put lotion on at least 3x a day; hairdo stays with no humidity; some business have covers for parking for either the heat or snow; sunrise is TOO early and lastly, there is only ONE CBS channel and it is out of Phoenix.
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