Periodic trips to Alamogordo, New Mexico are required so we can visit our s-t-u-f-f tucked away in a dusty storage shed. Each time we swing open the door, we are a bit surprised at the items we have saved while unable to find some other needed treasures. When visiting Alamogordo, we get our fill of Mexican food at Margo’s and visit White Sands National Monument. Continue reading →
Valencia Oranges at the Valencia Nord Train Station
Valencia, Spain is home of the Valencia orange, many olive groves and birthplace of famed futuristic architect and engineer, Santiago Calatrava. One of his larger installations is in Valencia, named the City of Arts and Sciences. Continue reading →
It may sound extravagant that we choose to take a 16 night cruise to Barcelona vs. flying to start our extended European visit. However, when home free, we must pay to live somewhere and the trans-Atlantic cruise takes care of our room and board for two plus weeks. Continue reading →
One of the highlights of the trip down RT66 was to see some of the restored gas stations in Shamrock, Texas. We were fortunate to have a storm roll in and give me some good evening clouds. The trip to the Magnolia gas station was inspired by a photo photographer Ben Wilmore created. Here is what I was able to capture of these fine restored gas stations. Turns out you normally need reservations in this small town due to the oil and gas boom, but since it was a holiday weekend we were able to get a place for the night.