route 66

Armadillo Sighting in Beverly Hills

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Angelinos (and frequent visitors)…  Does this armadillo look familiar? Surprise! It’s part of a Route 66 art installation on Santa Monica Blvd. between Century City and the 405 freeway. Technically NOT Beverly Hills, but a stone’s throw away.  Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, California is Route 66.

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Historic Route 66 Trip ~ Days 7, 8, 9… OK, 10 & 11, too

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It was Day 7 on our Historic Route 66 drive when we started to really hightail it. With a budget of 12 days, we were NOwhere near a half-way mark in terms of mileage. YIKES.

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Historic Route 66 Road Trip — Days 4, 5 & 6

World's Biggest Ketchup Bottle

October, 2011 Larry and I flew to Chicago, rented a car and drove Route 66 back to Santa Monica.  The adventure continued, and now that we knew we were taking way too much time each day pulling over to photograph every “66” we saw, we agreed to hightail it and use the interstate, when necessary. […]

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Route 66 Legend ~ Hanging With Bobby Lee at his Big Texan Steakhouse

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Steak, corn, bread, salad. Just what the doctor ordered the day we rolled into Amarillo on our Route 66 road trip. You’ve seen the Big Texan Steakhouse on the Food Network, right? Man vs. Food. Or in travel books… “Home Of The Free 72 Oz. Steak!” We watched anxiously for signs of it off the […]

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Route 66 Road Trip ~ Before I Post Our Journey, Lessons Learned If You Go

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I shot this iconic Historic Route 66 scene on my smartphone. Larry and I live in LA; we flew to Chicago, rented a car and drove 11 days, 8 states and 2675 miles across our big country to reach end-point Santa Monica, a few miles from home. Some people have this trip on their bucket […]

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