The Wagon Wheel Motel
Cuba MO
May 6, 2017

This is the first of the classic Route 66 motel icons that I had the pleasure of staying in.

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My Corvette had company next door, the only time that this happened on my trip.
I never did see the owner.

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See those folks a couple of doors down enjoying a few cocktails?
Two couples from England! They are also touring Historic Route 66 in its entirety, from Chicago to Santa Monica Pier, just like I am! Don't you love a small world? I sat with them for a drink or 2, getting acquainted. It seems they had actually seen my car @ the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, but never saw me because I was walking to MO and they didn't.

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Time for dinner, right next door at Missouri Hick's.

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Dinner at Missouri Hick's, including their own beer.

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Lots of old farm tools, recycled.

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When I checked the open air balcony, there were the Brits! They had just received
their meals, so I kept them company until well past dark with a beer or 2 while they ate.
I learned that their Rt 66 trip was celebrating the blue sweater lady's 60th birthday.
What a fun evening!

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Checking out the next morning. Yes, these cabins still have real keys!

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