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

Day 4 – Indianapolis IN to St. Louis MO

The huge storm we just missed the night before was still with as we as we awoke in “Indy”. Storms were forecast for the entire day – but, as we are all auto enthusiasts, we had to stop off at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Not so much fans of the oval we headed into the … Continue reading

Day 3 – Berlin OH to Indianapolis IN

Day 3 – Berlin OH to Indianapolis IN

After a decent espresso in Amish town we set of in a southwest direction towards Columbus OH. The temperature was high but the small country roads provided some shade and cool breezes. Entering the city of Columbus the heat blasted us but we were on a mission – another well regarded brewpub with cool air conditioning … Continue reading

Day 2 – Williamsport PA to Berlin OH

Day 2 – Williamsport PA to Berlin OH

Thanks to an employee discount we were able to stay at the Williamsport Fairfield inn for a bargain price. Williamsport is home to a couple of worthwhile stops; Bullfrog Brewery with many great microbrews and Alabaster Coffee Roster. After the typical hotel breakfast we ran over to Alabaster for a proper Italian coffee then hit … Continue reading

Day 2 Williamsport PA to Berlin OH, video

Day 2 Williamsport PA to Berlin OH, video

We’re at the Berlin Village Inn, in Berlin, Ohio, in the world’s largest Amish community. Airconditioner and wi-fi are working hard. But no beer to relax over as this is a ‘dry village’… Let’s start with a video I shot with the new GoPro camera. The sound is a bit curious, next time I’ll work … Continue reading