Quartz Mountain Resort Arts & Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Lone Wolf
... the outside. Your impression doesn’t change when you enter. However the place was buzzing with locals having breakfast and early lunches. You could see how popular it was as there were local cops and officers from the local prison. We both ordered a two meat steak burger with fried onions and a side of fries to share. The basket of fries that came could have fed a family ...
... and not much to the town except for a refurbished gas station. Nonetheless, I did kiss the Blarney :-)
We made to to the KOA between Elk City and Clinton at about 6pm.. after dropping my dinner on the floor, we are kicking back enjoying a glass of wine and watching the Memorial Day Concert.
Tomorrow, it's 320 miles to home (for me, Beth still has to fly back to Portland).. we are already planning where we will eat when we get to NW Arkansas ;-)
This morning escaped from El Reno, ok we admit it, it wasn't as bad as feared. Just thunder and lightning all night, however, we are from Derbyshire and can well cope with that. Although , 20 miles further to the East where I wanted to stay got hit quite hard ( I can't bear it when Steve is right!,,,) , but this time I was glad. Then this morning, as you can see by the video, was quite bad but we managed to escape easily towards sunny Texas. Hopefully, no more ...
Oklahoma is in Tornado Alley so it's a good place to base yourself to wait for storm activity. Our first chase was amazing, we saw our first Super Cell and there were chasers everywhere; even a TIV! The hail was pretty crazy, it got a little scary at times but still very exciting. No tornados this time but we will keep going till we find one, only did a few 100km's ...
... OK to visit the Route 66 Musuem. Being just a two lane narrow highway, Route 66 seemed so small and Dexter reminisced about the many times his family traveled this highway on the way to Ohio. This was a great little side trip and the museum was well done and lots of fun.
Amarillo, TX area the next ...
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