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Day 7 – Carthage MO to Tulsa OK

The night at Boots Court was a pleasant one although there’s not much to do in the town of Carthage since much of the local shops are shuttered and there is an air of hard-times that permeates the area. The Courthouse is a massive and ornate structure that sits in the center of what was … Continue reading

Day 7 – Carthage MO to Tulsa OK

The laptop I purchased especially for this trip turned out to be a crippled one. So there will be no pictures made by me (Dink) until I get home. Uploading them with this computer is a mission impossible. Yesterday morning, after a perfect stay at the Boots Court Motel (strongly recommended if you want to … Continue reading

Day 6 – Cuba MO to Carthage MO

After a previous day of driving in quite intense heat we decided to have a slightly later start this day starting off with a well needed wash of the Giulia. As soon as she was shining again we decided to pose her in front of several of the many wall murals that adorn the small … Continue reading

Day 5 – St. Louis MO to Cuba MO

We only covered about 85 miles this day as we decided to take in the sights of St. Louis and the surrounding area. Our first attraction was also our official start of the Route 66 drive. Just east of the Mississippi river and the Missouri border is the Chain Of Rocks Bridge. This early Route … Continue reading