Frank Yellowhorse

On our search for the Dixie gas station in Lupton, Arizona, we found the need to ask for a little bit of help. We pulled over to this area of beautiful landscapes next to a little stretch of a few…

Chad Hodges

On our way out of the Amarillo Ramp, as the rest of our caravan heading off into the distance, the van I was in, was stopped by a man. His name was Chad Hodges, he took car of the house…
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Amarillo Ramp

The Amarillo Ramp, a landscape sculpture by Robert Smithson, was a wonderful piece to visit. Located out of town in a desert area, tucked away from the greater population, was this grand piece waiting to affect the viewer. Being placed…
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Mojave Map

Welcome to the Mojave desert, where the roads are prime for off-roading in 12 passenger vans and the restrooms look more like bushes than restrooms. That is, the roads are treacherous in these huge vans that shoot people into the…
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Prince Ale

Holbrook, Arizona was a very interesting stop for us. We stayed in our first motel that night, which at first seemed a little creepy, however, the friendly diner attached helped ease some of that.  We met many of the Holbrook…
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Ecosystem

In our search for the Dixie gas station in Lupton, Arizona, we came across the foundations of the Dixie and the other buildings that once stood there. This area was now more overgrown and home to many artifacts for us…
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Groom, Texas

This town of Groom, Texas and its gas station, Fina, appear to be ones that really thrived during the time of Route 66. This gas station, or what is left of it, shows there were enough stations for four pumps…
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Another U-Turn

This trip was filled with many eventful moments, what it was also filled with were many u-turns. If one day did not contain at least one u-turn, the day was not complete. Granted we were in new places constantly, so…