There's not too much to report for today's Blog except to say that it was possibly our shortest transit day to date, travelling from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to here via a short stop in Dallas, Texas.
|Our route took us directly south|
|On the road again...|
|Welcome back to Texas. Oh, and I have seen Texan's drive and I would not call their driving behaviour friendly ;)|
|I never tire of these spaghetti Interchanges|
Rather than travel directly to our hotel room, we decided to visit the flagship Half Price Books store in Dallas. We had researched this shop (it's World famous) before we left Australia and were still gobsmacked by the enormousness of this shop. We ended up spending a few hours in the shop and managed to pick up some more heavy stuff for us to cart home. We then navigated to our hotel in Lewisville to commence a massive repack for our flight out of Dallas tomorrow morning.
|Circuit one complete...Whew!|
This ends the first and main leg of our holiday taking the following route, anticlockwise. In total we travelled for 30 days, covered 13 states, crossed a state border 28 times stayed in 14 separate hotels, drove 5989 miles (9638 km), watched 11 NBA teams (Basketball) play six matches with four overtimes, one NFL (Gridiron) match, one NHL (Ice Hockey) match, attended one Heavy Metal concert, saw two Saturn V rockets (well three if you count the fake one standing upright in Hunstville, Alabama), experienced a minimum temperature of minus 17 degrees C and a maximum of 13 degrees C, met countless friendly people, been accused of being English twice and Austrian once and caught up with two great friends. The cheapest fuel we purchased was in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma which cost 42 cents per litre, the most expensive was 65.7 cents per litre at Charlotte, North Carolina.
Oh and our car, as boring a car it is, went flawlessly, even when I had to start the ignition first thing in the morning at minus 16 degrees C.
|Our amended route for phase one|
|13 States covered|
Time for a rest.