Swiss Clock Inn
Travel Blogs from Fort Stockton
Just for the night!
Today was a long driving day, and nothing much happened, but we made some new friends. Most of the day was spent looking at the view in the picture entitled "Mostly what we saw today". If you look closely, I think you can see the Statue of Liberty in the background. About an hour out of Albuquerque, we came upon a parade of 11 vintage Porsches. We …
We debated about whether to stay put at Leasburg Dam State Park for another day because of the weather threat in the West Texas area. There has been a hurricane that hit the Acapulco region of Mexico, doing much damage, and then proceeding into the U.S. and West Texas. We finally decided to stay on schedule and head for Ft. Stockton, TX. The weather looked threatening for a time as we ...
... a few small mountains thrown in to break things up. Interstate 10 is super busy with trucks heading east until you hit the fork in the road heading to Dallas, then you loose 90% of the trucks.
The temperature in the park was 32C when we arrived so I put on the air conditioner so that Karen could sleep for awhile.
Travelled Today: 388km
Travelled To Date: 12411km
Travelled in: ...
... breaker - six times in 20 minutes! We looked at each other, I asked him if he felt like getting up every 5 minutes to go outside and reset the breaker, and we packed up. I went in to the office on our way out, told the guy we were leaving and why. He said we were using too much electric. Hmmmm.. Told him his website listed no restrictions on usage, he supposedly supplied 50 amp service that, BTW, was not. His 120V only came thru at 115-117V. We were ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet