Category: Roadside Attractions

Day 7, Albuquerque

So, on today, my seventh day on the road, I drove from Roswell to Albuquerque. Down a lovely four lane highway called 285. I saw sheep, cows and horses. And one lone cow in the middle of a huge field. But as I was leaving Roswell, I saw something I didn’t see arriving in Roswell.…

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Day 6, Roswell, NM

The drive from Amarillo to Roswell was long, but not unpleasant. I took the four lane highway, and it was scenic. Well, Ok, so a lot of the time the scenery was of flat land that went on forever. But it beat the scenery driving through Arkansas. And part of Oklahoma. Just remember if you…

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Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo, TX

Ok, so I went to see the famous Cadillac Ranch aka Cadillac Stonehenge. I saw how incredibly far off the road it was, how uneven the dirt road was, and almost did just a drive-by. And then I screwed my courage to the sticking post, grabbed both canes and started in the direction of the…

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Apologies, Oklahoma

Dear Oklahoma, I was wrong. You aren’t a vast wasteland of nothing. At least from Oklahoma City westward. The western part of the state is actually quite lovely. I saw cows, horses and windmills. Yes, alternative energy windmills. Big windmills. Huge windmills. Perhaps the best windmills I have ever seen.       And then…

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