Swiss Clock Inn
Travel Blogs from Fort Stockton
We got off I-10 for gas at Rt 18. This older guy was tracking miles and such on a trip with his sons. He stood by that gas pump waiting for his numbers to record in his book and when the wind took his receipt in flight he tore off after it. For an old guy he moved pretty well. His sons couldn't believe it and he was close to being run over by a semi.
Anyway we headed ...
... of Dallas and Fort Worth...the fog stuck with us.....and started freezing to whatever it hit. There was ice in the trees, on the powerlines....and on our windshield. I washed the road cack off at a fuel stop, only to have the wash water freeze immediately. It's colder than dammit outside and every stop to fuel up was agonizingly cold.....with a nice 15 mph wind to boot. We were careful along the way, taking special care on bridges and ...
... road at 0800. I think that’s the earliest we have ever been able to get away.
We stopped at a large store that sells everything cowboy and Mexican related, but because of the time we had to wait until 0900 when they opened. Lots to see but in the end we walked out not buying anything.
Karen started feeling sick yesterday, I think it is the result of our flu shots that we both ...
... way I could do the 4 hour drive to Roswell the next day. Long gone are the freeways with a McDonalds every 5 mins. Now we are lucky if we get a toilet every 120 miles. So we booked in for an extra night in Fort Stockton and I spent the next day recovering in bed. So much for our new plans! Hopefully that's our three things that are going to go wrong out of the way now (exchanging the car, Alan cracking his teeth and the stomach ...
... to stay Thursday and Friday.
It's good to be driving again. We're excited about seeing more of the west. Katie and Liam are excited about seeing mountains, although Katie is a little concerned that some of those mountains might be volcanoes. After all, volcanoes probably killed the dinosaurs. Perhaps we won't mention Mount St. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool