Route 66 Motel
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... feel. People are out everywhere and it smells so clean!
But alas our departure time came and we jumped on the Route just off our doorstep and headed west. We didn't have a lot on the agenda or too many miles to cover, 175 I think. Julia requested right off the bat that we find a funky ice cream place today. Now we had a mission!
After a few failed attempts to follow original alignments of 66, we bagged it and ...
... in the middle of nowhere. It had a lot of Indian novelty shops and because its on "Route 66" many places to buy shot glasses, rubber hatchets, T-shirts and caps. One place caught my eye though, the Road Kill Cafe. While we didn't go in, I've heard of these restaurants with the clever menus of tire-flattened area critters.
Our next stop was Kingman, AZ, a fairly large town with a KOA. Honestly, I like KOA because they cater to the big...and ...
... bright red, to sandy yellow to white.
While we hiked we saw a California Condor as well as several bright blue Pinyon Jays. The Jays in particular seemed to be in the mood to play and were hopping and flying around inches from where we were hiking. We got some excellent pictures of them as you can see below.
The boys did admirably well hiking back up. Yes, there were a few complaints from the peanut ...
... traffic. We found our KOA campground easily. It's got a lot of amenities for the boys including jungle gym, mini-golf, air hockey, ping pong, pool and foosball not to mention a little train they can get pulled around in. Omar and Marco played a game of air hockey and then Omar and Bruno played a couple of games of ping pong.
We went to the vigil Mass today as we would like to spend Sunday ...
... Shave sign.
If a daisy is not
your favorite flower
don't keep pushing up
the miles per hour
means go slow
that old cow
is someone's beau
You can drive
a mile a minute
but there is no
future in it
try to avoid
that rundown feeling
The blackened forest
because he flipped
How has this motel rated in the past?
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