Super 8 Motel - Amarillo
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Day 2 After a refreshing evening at the Super 8 Motel, where some force sucked our cell phone batteries dry (weird...), we headed out again. First stop Kansas. did you blink? So did we and that was about the extent of Kansas. I'm thinking, if I'm Dorothy, I'm totally setting up camp in Oz. Next was Oklahoma, where we were greeted by some kind of …
... Indian finds. So many moccasins, so little time! We will have to stop again on our way back through.
Driving through western Oklahoma, I now know where the lyrics to 'Oklahoma, where the winds come sweeping down the plain' originated. OMG, that was some tough driving. I had to pry my knuckles off the steering wheel when dusk set and the winds seemed to die down. Note to self, don't drive a 38' ...
This morning I decided to show I'm a domesticated diva and bake some cookies for the road. I must say, I was pretty proud of myself given my limited kitchen facilities. I didn't have an Easy-Bake Oven when I was little (I know my mom is going to say I did, so here's where I'll agree to disagree- but I know I didn't). But this is exactly what I imagine using one would be like. A little over cooked (but still very edible) my next batch will be better. As we're packing up ...
... We all saw one guy have a go but he lucked out in the last few minutes - it's a bit of a challenge,
The restaurant has a shooting gallery in it (carnival style) and shop selling all sorts.
We met up with a couple who have been following us in mustangs (Australian) so it was a fun night with a lot of laughs then off to bed. It's very hard trying to eat a healthy mela in the USA and so much is fried or comes with chips.
The other ...
... had barbed wire, no cars.
Our next destination, New Mexico, we visited an old Indian site which was pretty amazing, Indians had been travelling through this area for thousands of years, but the Pueblo Indians were the only ones who actually established a community and built houses and farmed the soil. Not too much of the buildings left only the foundations but these were pretty big communities. The houses ...
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