Super 8 Eastland
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- Microwave in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Smoking rooms available
- Breakfast Available
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TripAdvisor Reviews Super 8 Eastland
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... A lot of land, not many houses". And that is true. You can be driving for miles and not see anything but the road in front of you, then you come to the top of the rise and there is a settlement. Since we've been even further west in Texas, it gets worse, at least here there are a few trees, not just scrub brush. But I digress.
Our first stop was in a ghost town. Thurber, Texas was a company town established in the late 1880s. there was a coal mine there, but ...
... small. It has a "beach" entrance with steps. I stuck my toe in and it was a little chilly, so no swimming tonight :) The owners are very nice and friendly. There are two other buildings, one houses a small common room, the restrooms and laundry. There are several other RVs here, mostly trailers and 5ers. It is fairly close to some of this areas old towns, so if one wanted to visit some of Texas history, it would be a good place to stay. It honors ...
... rancher who is a handy metal worker, he has made some
amazing spurs, bits and knives. He managed to fit Lisa's spurs
properly for her and I had to persuade James that, although the bit
he liked was beautifully made it was never going to work for Nick.
The gentleman did however produce a perfect pair of ox bow stirrups
for James which work so much better for him and has made the saddle
day!!! Lisa and I joined Pauline on the errands, we found Dairy Queen
(the Texas version of KFC but ice cream focused) was a great place to
catch up with emails and blogs while Pauline attacked the Laundrette
and then we went on the mission of a Walmart shop. Back at the camp
site, we sorted kit for the next day before whizzing off to the
ranchers house for a heavenly hot shower and burgers and Texas hash
to die for! Now that is how a rest day should be!
100 miles down! Today was another day of ponying, it really hurts
after awhile as you sit twisted in the saddle without realising and
if the pony suddenly stops, your shoulder is wrenched from its
socket! The ride was a long one, Lisa started looking very pale at
one point so she swapped with James ...