Don't mean to slam my home state, but what Kansas lacks is kitsch! It's just a little utilitarian, especially Western Kansas. The lone prairie. Craig said I should label this photo -- not as bad as it looks in winter.
I'll admit I'm occasionally surprised. I made Craig swing a U-turn when I saw this house near the Kansas/Oklahoma border.
I snapped a few more photos of kitsch when we stopped in Tucumcari, New Mexico for gas. Tucumcari's known for its strip of retro motels and motor courts along historic Route 66.
Some look clean and restored.
While others are crumbling and abandoned.
Any gimmick to draw attention!
South of the border sombrero architecture.
After a night in Albuquerque, I clicked my heels and we're home again. Dorothy, we're not in Kansas anymore! On the last leg, we stopped at the old Yelllowhorse Trading Post.
This tourist trap lies on the border between New Mexico and Arizona.
They feature a perpetual Everything Must Go/Store Wide Clearance sale.
After all, Saby needed a water break!