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  • Day14

    Day 13 Rest Day

    June 8, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 79 °F

    Day 13
    Wallace Ranch
    Day OFF

    I slept in til 7:30am, then didn't get out of bed until 10:00am. My body was crying out for that much needed day of R.E.S.T.

    Our accommodations have been very relaxing. Glenn and I were in the master bedroom suite. He did find a step stool for me to use to get into the bed. This bed was so high. We slept good.

    I did get caught up on my blogs and my FindPenguins account. And I feel GREAT. And then I was able to organize my weekly pills! I've been saying for several days now, that I needed to be caught up on my pills.

    This day was such a blessing. I took a nap. Then I did the bake potatoes, Vela was in charge of the salad, Caroline prepared the vegetables and Neil helped with the cooking of the t-bone and rib-eye steaks.

    After dinner, we sat around the large table and Neil led the discussion as we affirmed each other in their different roles. There were tears shed as some are riding or helping and have struggles 'back home', which is a part of reality. We laughed and we cried. Neil put his phone on the table and we sang along to two worship songs about God being our protector and He is with us.

    After a quick clean up, we discussed the next day. 6:00am luggage should be out by the van, and breakfast at 6:30, and we leave by 7:25pm. The route is that we load up in the van and we drive to Pampa and then ride from Pampa into Foss, where the KOA is located.

    It's after 9pm, I need to pack. Good night. Day 14 tomorrow! I'm rested. And I think the rest of the team is ready to continue with #conversationsCoasttoCoast/
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  • Day34

    Palo Duro Canyon

    May 7, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 31 °C

    The KOA we are staying at is situated right next to a train track, a highway and an airport. It was a loud and sleepless night for Elisa. She counted 13 trains passing. It seems Amarillo is very popular for freight trains.

    When we all finally woke up, it was already warm outside. The temperature was to reach almost 100 degrees/ or 37 degrees. It was going to be a hot day. It was windy, overcast and hot.

    Our day was supposed to consist of hikes throughout Palo Duro Canyon. We drove about 30 min to get to the 2nd largest Canyon in the U.S. Unlike the Grand Canyon, where you can see it approaching miles ahead, this canyon just shows up out of nowhere amongst country farm land.

    Palo Duro Canyon is 120 miles long, as much as 20 miles wide, and has a maximum depth of more than 800 feet. Its elevation at the rim is 3,500 feet above sea level. It is home to lots of different wild life. We were able to drive right down into the canyon and we were surprised how green and the different low living vegetation there was in the canyon.

    As of now Brandon has only got junior ranger badges y National Parks, but through chatting, we found out that some State parks have ranger badges as well. So, Brandon got his booklet at the visitor center.

    We drove down the canyon and on the scenic road. We stopped to walk the 1.3 mile, one way, sunflower trail, but only did a mile loop instead. It was so hot out. Inara fell asleep in the carrier and was sweating, Brandon didn't complain, it was just an uncomfortable day. We saw a rodent run in front of us, and a wild turkey as well and birds.

    After finishing the page for Brandon's ranger badge (which was a patch this time) and heading back up the canyon, we decided to take our waiters suggestions and head to the museum in canyon, the town. Unfortunately, the museum is closed on Mondays until June. We had our lunch sitting out at the front of the museum.

    We headed back to Amarillo. As it was so hot, we stopped and did some shopping at the Toys R Us, as they are closing down. We got some bargains and then headed back to the campsite to start at early dinner and relax. The KOA has a pool but doesn't open until next week. It would have been perfect to use now.

    The KOA got a bit busier and we had 2 other groups with kids for Brandon to play with. The one family is from Ohio and they homeschool the 2 out of 4 kids that are school aged. The only reason why I bring this up is because every campsite we have been, we have met home schooled families. I never realized how big it really was.

    It was a relaxing night and for the first time we got to sit outside after the kids went to bed, as it was a earlier night than normal.
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  • Day77

    Jack Sisemore RV Museum

    November 7, 2015 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 12 °C

    This was a fun place. The old RVs were fun to look at and wander through. Yep, you could climb right into the old RVs. There were lots of motorcycles also, though we were not very interested in those.

    Towards the end of our wander around, the lights in the building went off. We just thought it was not big deal, the lights are on a motion sensor or a timer or something. But it turned out, much to our surprise, we were LOCKED IN! Gordon thought that surely someone would check to see if anyone was in the building when they went home and at the worse we would get to spend the night trying out the beds in the RVs. But Heather, being older and wiser, got on the phone and called the office, letting them know that we were locked in.
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  • Day10

    Palo Duro

    April 30, 2018 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 25 °C

    Arriving at this campground was like a dream. They call it “Grand Canyon of Texas” for good reason. The rocks are red and multicolored, and the deep canyon is covered with trees and lush ground cover. After wandering around having difficulty finding our campground (due to it being unmarked! No signs!!) we pulled into a killer spot with tons of privacy and million dollar views. On the way we spotted a lazy deer, two wild turkeys, and a bunny rabbit (the latter had claimed our campsite for his own). This is going to be great!

    At night we watched a lighting storm in the distance light up the sky. Too far away for thunder or rain, but still fun.
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  • Day11

    RV Museum, continued

    May 1, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C

    The most unusual vehicle the museum had was probably the 1948 Flxible (first two pictures), which was used to film the Robin Williams movie “RV” (it belonged to the Gornicke family). Eric and I love that movie so we got a real kick out of seeing it and walking through it!

    All the other trailers and RVs were so iconic; it really seemed like we stepped into a display of Americana.
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  • Day10

    Canyon, Texas

    April 30, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C

    This beautiful town is right outside Amarillo and (I imagine) is named for the Palo Duro Canyon, where we will be staying for the next two nights. They have big Texas-sized houses on big properties with healthy horses. Hopefully we’ll get to see a little more of the town tomorrowRead more

  • Day11

    RV Museum

    May 1, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C

    First we headed to the RV Museum, which brought on Eric’s skepticism when he discovered it was located at a huge RV dealership. Lo and behold, behind the sales office there was a two building warehouse filled with restored RVs, from as early as the ‘30s!

    It was really amazing because most of the RVs were open and you could go in them. They still had the period wood paneling, curtains, fabric, and stoves and fridges. The owner of the museum (who also owns the dealership) had decorated each interior with period accessories like games, catalogs, ice chests, etc.
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  • Day11

    Our campsite

    May 1, 2018 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 20 °C

    We headed back to our campground while there was still plenty of light so we could enjoy sitting outside with the peace and quiet. It’s pretty awesome because the campground is actually down on the canyon floor, barely visible from the top. The switchbacks in the road are a doozy, but well worth it!

    We had a great time sitting and watching the wildlife and sunset. There was a roadrunner that came right up to Eric’s window and posed for several minutes, then got ran off by an impressive male turkey that walked right through our camp. After the sunset we were able to watch bats swooping around furiously. This place is definitely something special!
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  • Day5

    Palo Duro Canyon Campgrounds, Texas

    July 5, 2016 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 23 °C

    This place is the Texas Grand Canyon
    It is stunningly beautiful. Tho it is steamy down at the bottom where we are camped

    A deer came to visit us last night, we fed her watermelon rinds. Completely unafraid of us

    Our first fireflies! Sadly no pictures because we were to busy eating...haha next time tho.
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