I can now answer Tony Christies question, YES, i do know the way to Amarillo. Now thats out of the way i can get on with the journey from Oklahoma City to Amarillo, Texas

Artist Lowell Davis grew up in the “real” Red Oak,  about 18 miles northwest of the “new” Red Oak II. The original Red Oak, like many other rural agricultural towns across the USA, started to fade sometime after World War II, when people began to move to the cities in earnest. Davis returned in the, Read More

We left the Big Texan early and headed just out of Amarillo to the Cadillac Ranch. For those who don’t know what the ranch is, its essentially a bunch of Old cadillac’s buried nose down in the  desert in 1974 as an art installation which people spray paint. We left our bit of graffiti, Read More

We started the morning with breakfast in another classic American diner. Kix on 66 is a bit of a Tucumcari icon on Route 66 and the pancakes, sausages, eggs and crispier than crispy bacon went down very well. When i was first researching where we were going to go on route 66 i came across, Read More

We had a lie in this morning as we didn’t have to drive anywhere – BLISS !! It wasnt much of a lie in but was nice not getting up and having to repack the bags and head to the car. We ate breakfast in the hotel and then took a leisurely walk down, Read More

Today’s drive to Monument Valley was a long one. In my normal day to day life i eat up 360 miles with ease up and down the motorways but 360 miles through winding pine forests and over barren rocky deserts is another thing all together. We started the day with a drive up a, Read More

Another day and another iconic scene and one of the seven wonders of the world – The Grand Canyon in Arizona. After breakfast overlooking Monument Valley we stuck the go pro camera to the outside of the 4×4 and headed down into the basement of the valley to drive the 17 mile dust track, Read More

Today was a more leisurely drive of around 200 miles. We could of taken the freeway to Winslow and our next hotel but we wanted to try and and do a bit more of route 66 and see some must see attractions along the way such as the wigwam motel in Holbrook, the Meteor, Read More

Seligman has really embraced its route 66 history and is packed full of antique and souvenir shops, diners and motels. its also home to the Guardian Angel of Route 66, Angel Delgadillo

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