Posted by: nierluap | July 20, 2011

INTERIM TRIP AWARDS

While I sit after breakfast I thought I would do my 2/3 through the trip awards, (before the wineries open). Not in any logical order.

Best day- the one about to happen
Best roads- Kansas and Colorado
Worst roads- Missouri
Most flies- Missouri
Best drivers- Kansas and Colorado
Best hotel- Hotel Frederick, Boonesville, Missouri
Worst hotel- Williams Arizona ( forgot name )
Most overpriced Hotel/B&B- Kayenta Arizona,Westcliffe Co
Nicest person-Man from Phoenix who fixed my flat on I-10
Toughest moment- 1st 5 days in Kansas
Most unusual moment- eating grilled mutton on Navajo Res
Hospitality award- Stuart and Terry Bass, Pepper Family
Most rewarding moment- at the top of Monarch Summit> 11,000
toughest climb- 5 mile climb out of Congress Arizona
Most surprising (good) town- Westcliffe, Colorado
Most unfavorite comment- We have a great Mexican restaurant..
Best meal- Sunday night in Phoenix with Stuart and Terry
Best milkshake- Dairy cafe, Bluff Utah
Favorite comment- Bye sardine man
Best blogger commentator – SPADE
Scariest moment- 2 miles on state road 291 in Missouri
Highest speed- 38 mph Colorado
Slowest speed- 3.5 mph going up Monarch Pass
Biggest surprise- running into Lisa Rountree in Telluride
Town with most memories in short time- Congress Arizona, sardine man, antique dealer giving me dinosaur fossil, Vernors ginger ale in the Arizona desert convenience store, toughest clim out.

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Responses

  1. Quite an impressive “best” list. Most pertinent however was Dairy Cafe, Bluff Utah. Did they use whole milk or half and half?
    Spade


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