2013 Ride – Day 9 – Mexican Hat to Seligman

Mexican Hat, Utah – Seligman AZ – 285 miles (2185 trip mileage to date)

Okay. So you know how sometimes it’s easy to get so caught up in the moment that you can’t imagine breaking the spell? That was the case today as we rode through Monument Valley and why we never stopped for pictures (and yesterday why we had no pictures of Glen Canyon). The experience is so amazing and awe inspiring that the thought of pulling over never crosses the mind. Up until we checked into our motel in Seligman, I took just one picture all day, and that was right before we left the San Juan Creek Inn. Blame it on Mother Nature’s beauty and Mother Nature’s drama. + Read More

Motor Palace 2013

Road trip time!

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Over the two years we’ve owned the Motor Palace, we’ve never stayed more than a couple of days at a time, and even though we have a great contractor, completing our “motel room” is taking forever because we’re not in Winslow to make choices. + Read More

Fall Route 66 Tour

THE MOTHER ROAD TO THE MOTOR PALACE

First off, I have to admit… Bondorella did not get to go on this trip. To maximize the time I get out of her Flathead, I need to limit long road trips, although she has had a few. Besides, we needed to haul some stuff out to the Motor Palace and taking the modern truck made more sense.

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But man! I SO want to do Route 66 in a classic!! + Read More