After our three days in Los Angeles (with movies and beach time), we drove to Arizona. I was really excited to visit the deserts of Arizona & Utah. I guess it had something to do with, as a little girl, having constantly daydreamed about the red landscape after watching a lot of western films with my dad.
On our way to the canyons, we spent a night (and a wonderful morning) at a road 66 typical town: Seligman. The town has a couple of motels, a couple of enchanting diners, a bar and some souvenir shops; all of them next to the road. We stayed at the Supai motel which has the best neon sign. The motel is good for the price; everything was clean and has a good location in the town in front of a picturesque corner. If you do not have enough time for pictures (as we didn’t) it really makes a difference to be already on that part when you wake up.
That morning we decided to start early to be able to use a softer light for the pictures. From our previous days in that part of the country we had detected that the sun was already shining too hard at 8:00 am (and the last ray of it was at 7:00 pm). You can tell from the pictures which ones were taken at what time!
Then we had breakfast at Lilo’s cafe, which was a lucky choice, bought some souvenirs (route 66 magnets!) and got ready to drive all the way to the Grand Canyon (spoiler alert for the next post of our US road trip :P).
Ready for some road town feeling? We are taking you to Seligman AZ!
** This post is part of our US road trip series **
We started our visit in Seligman at night, we were in room 6, and my brain starts to think about all the horror movies that happen in a Motel :)
Good morning everyone! Such a good light, and lots of cars in front of the rooms :) The grey one was ours!
The black cat bar. The thing I regret most is not visiting it at night to discover what made it worldwide famous! Do you encourage us to open a similar one in Barcelona called The white cat? :)
On our way to have breakfast!
Anna and Albert checking the route 66 stops, Seligman was our second (first being Santa Monica pier) and unfortunately the last 66 stop, our trip, this time, was heading to other parts of the country.
Enchanting lady at Lilo’s cafe; we shared pancakes and french toasts, sweet!
The nice guys at Lilo’s gave us our own 66 passport and stamped it on Seligman, now we have to make sure there is a next time to check the rest of places ;)
A recreation of the town in 1860. I guess there were not a lot of bandits in Seligman as only one at a time can fit in that jail :)
Wait, look! I’ve found a terrible outlaw :P
See ya Seligman!
I can’t tell how your travel posts make me excited!! I looked on pics then read thedetails! It looks so similar to ones in the movies, and very cute hotel you stayed at. Hopefully we’ll go to a road trip in USA one day, finger crossed :)
You definitely should! ♥ :)
Molt xules les fotos, també vam fer la ruta 66 (un trosset) de Flagstaff a Needles. Pel proxim cop us recomano Flagstaff, si no hi vau estar.
Merci!! Doncs apuntat Flagstaff; ho he googlejat i té molt bona pinta!. Ens vam quedar amb ganes d’Arizona i Utah, perque només vam fer dues pinzellades, així que estaria molt bé tenir una propera :)
Amazing. I did Route 66 years ago and it was magical. I also totally recommend Flagstaff if you haven’t been.
You did all the route 66? How wonderful! :) Flagstaff added to the not-to-miss list for the next time, thanks!
I knew that motel sounded familiar to me… ;-) http://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-ob6P10_Sjss/Toc_oQ2MtjI/AAAAAAAACqQ/kNyvv0nBNHY/s1024/DIA7_032.jpg
Good captured moment! Les bandes de motoristes sempre m’han recordat el joc de full throttle ;)
Even though I’ve been once, as a kid, to America, I’ve never had a strong desire to go back but your photos make me want too! Oh my goodness, they look straight out of a movie :) You should definitely also open a white cat bar!!
love this. my husband and i want to go to a desert too!
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