Search Results for: route 66

September, 2011

  • 17 September

    Route 66 Through Arizona

    Route 66, "America's Highway" runs parallel to I-40 from time to time, but not all the way through. Dusty and I took it for several stretches from New Mexico to California.

July, 2014

  • 15 July

    Runnin’ Shotgun with Dad and a CB Radio

    the national 55 mph speed limit kicked up a rebellious streak in Americans and started a CB radio craze

    In preparation for our bi-annual road trip, Dad installed a mobile CB unit in the station wagon and everyone in the family chose their "handles," which was sort of like choosing your Twitter name today.

March, 2013

  • 3 March

    Muffler Men Marketing

    Imagine yourself flying along Interstate 40 and seeing a billboard advertising a hot dog stand. How un-compelling is that? Now, same scenario with a Muffler Man holding a hot dog--irresistible!

February, 2013

  • 9 February

    Standin’ on the Corner

    Tam in Winslow, AZ

    How a pop song saved an Arizona town that the railroad abandoned and an interstate bypassed. I'm standin' on the corner of Winslow, Arizona.

January, 2013

  • 5 January

    Burros and Consequences

    Tamela with Oatman jenny burro

    On the late June day we hit Oatman, the mercury hit 115?, so not even the reptiles were stirring. Why would we take a detour to see a tourist trap on such a hot day? To see the Oatman burros, of course.

April, 2010

  • 24 April

    April Road Books

    This travel blog will feature books about the regions I'll travel this summer along with those on motorcycles, women in mid-life with a dose of wanderlust, and whatever else I think fits the theme. Up this month: Investment Biker, Adventure Capitalist, Tales of a Female Nomad, Lincoln Highway, and The Cactus Eaters.

  • 22 April

    April Book Lust: Special Travel Edition

February, 2009

  • 25 February

    About Tamela Rich

    "I need to get away..."

March, 2017

  • 27 March

    Tuscany Italy by Motorcycle: Crete Senesi and Pienza

    Italy's Etruscan Chianina

    There’s nothing like a few days in Italy to turn even a fast-food junkie into a foodie. Italians are proud of their culinary heritage and my tour guide, Enrico Grassi is a goodwill ambassador of all things cultural and gastronomical in the boot-shaped country.

May, 2015

  • 5 May

    Explore Pocahontas County, West Virginia by Motorcycle

    "Over Bonnie" mural in Marlinton, WV

    There's nothing like early spring in the Appalachian Mountains! Frosty mornings, sunny afternoons, and gorgeous sunsets that you can watch through trees whose branches aren't yet covered in leaves all remind you that it's great to be alive.