Amarillo Texas

I arrived in Amarillo expecting a bustling lively metropolis, what I found was a city that is from the outside decaying. The entire entertainment strip was deserted and like a ghost town. There are crumbling buildings, vacant building blocks and from what I could discern either homeless people or street wanderers.

I stayed at the FISK building which is the home of the Marriott in Amarillo. The stay was not unpleasant but it was far from warm or friendly.

I ventured outdoors and checked out the local cafes bars and restaurants and settled into a place called GOONEYS a mix of America and Laos more American though, it was okay and filled the tummy.

Wednesday morning I had a drive around thinking I may explore the city a bit more, the drivers are impatient, the roads busy with road workers and commuters. I opted for breakfast at a local diner called NU-CASTLE, I wish I hadn’t ordered bacon and eggs with toast hash brown and a hot tea, I got two fried eggs no bacon a slop of shredded greasy potato and a ice tea, remedied the tea got a hot one I ate and left for the Cadillac Ranch more on that next post.

Author: thebigusadrive

Hi I'm Michael Kennedy from Brisbane QLD Australia, and this is a travel blog of my trip to the USA 2018.Driving a Cadillac from Phoenix via New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, OK, and back to Arizona around 5800 miles.

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