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Steve Bellamy
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Posts: 207
January 12, 2020 - 11:28 am
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Is anyone planning on doing a route 66 road trip this year? If so, what time of year are you going? Smile

Set up the Driving Route 66 website in 2010 following the best road trip experience in 2007.

frank
usa
Posts: 417
February 19, 2020 - 10:06 pm
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I will photograph the newly-operating 1959 neon sign at Roy's in Amboy CA against the backdrop of a desert sunset. Exactly when is uncertain.

Don ELLIOTT
Posts: 1
February 27, 2020 - 8:26 pm

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Hi Steve
Planing to do 66 east to west in the second week of May

BrianH78
Posts: 1
July 23, 2020 - 7:09 pm

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Steve Bellamy said
Is anyone planning on doing a route 66 road trip this year? If so, what time of year are you going? Smile  

I am doing East to West in Late Sept.....

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Steve Bellamy
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Posts: 207
January 31, 2021 - 10:56 pm
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BrianH78 said

I am doing East to West in Late Sept.....  

Hi Brian, did you manage to complete your trip?

Set up the Driving Route 66 website in 2010 following the best road trip experience in 2007.

frank
usa
Posts: 417
February 7, 2021 - 11:27 pm
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I hope to resume some travel this year, including the postponed stop at Roy's along Route 66 in Amboy California where new neon is in place. But CA is strongly discouraging travel from out of state because hospitals have been swamped with Covid-19 patients. It looks like 2022 is a better bet for any extended out-of-state travel.

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Steve Bellamy
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Posts: 207
February 8, 2021 - 9:38 pm
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frank said
I hope to resume some travel this year, including the postponed stop at Roy's along Route 66 in Amboy California where new neon is in place. But CA is strongly discouraging travel from out of state because hospitals have been swamped with Covid-19 patients. It looks like 2022 is a better bet for any extended out-of-state travel.  

Just read about the new signage:
https://www.route66news.com/20.....-30-years/

Are you hoping to get some new pics?

Set up the Driving Route 66 website in 2010 following the best road trip experience in 2007.

frank
usa
Posts: 417
February 9, 2021 - 1:08 am
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Yes, the new neon combined with the setting sun behind mountains...that kind of thing. The desert is generally pleasant around sunset and I will have a motel already booked ahead in Barstow.

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Steve Bellamy
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Posts: 207
February 9, 2021 - 4:22 pm
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Will you be posting them on your site?

For those that don't know, Frank's beautiful photography can be seen at https://www.rt66pix.com/ Cool

Set up the Driving Route 66 website in 2010 following the best road trip experience in 2007.

frank
usa
Posts: 417
February 9, 2021 - 6:33 pm
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Yes, they'll be on the site. The trip will likely be in 2022 because of restrictions. I also want to do more driving and photography along the Pacific Coast Highway--which was breached a few days ago by a massive mudslide near Big Sur.

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