Road Trip: Route 66 Part V: Bug Ranch

May 15, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Texas became the 28th state to join the United States on December 29, 1845. The capital city is Austin. The highest point is Guadalupe Peak at 8,749 feet.

Road Trip 2013 - Day 16 - June 26 - Route 66 Part V, VW Slug Bug Ranch, Conway, TX (Previous 2013 Road Trip posts: Indiana DunesDe ImmigrantAmana ColoniesDes MoinesMadison County Roads, Bridges of Madison CountyWhite Pole Road, Great Platte River Road Archway MonumentGolden Spike Tower & Union Pacific's Bailey Rail Yard, Loveland PassThe Resting Day at Powderhorn, Black Canyon of the GunnisonCimarronColorado National MonumentFruita Rodeo, Grand MesaArches National ParkGrand Junction, Grand Mesa CreekArches National Park Add-On, Canyonlands National ParkThe Little Big Moments of Road Tripping, Mesa Verde National Park, Santa FeSanta Fe Train Depot, Pecos National Historical ParkRoute 66 Part I, Santa Rosa, NMRoute 66 Part II, Santa Rosa, NMRoute 66 Part III, TucumcariRoute 66 Part IV: Cadillac RanchRoute 66 Part V: Bug Ranch)

Continuing northeast along Route 66 on our return leg of the road trip. After having some spray paint fun at the Cadillac Ranch, we decided that dragging half-empty (or even half full) cans of paint with us did not make sense and stopped at a similar opportunity to use them up. The Bug Ranch was just such an opportunity.

Volkswagen Slug Bug Ranch, Route 66, TexasVolkswagen Slug Bug RanchRoute 66, Texas

Volkswagen Slug Bug Ranch, Route 66, Texas

The wide views were impressive at first as one does not see cars buried nose first in the ground every day; at least in my neighborhood. After a while, the fully painted surfaces caught my attention for a close up abstract photography. There were just so many patterns to point at, some giving hints about the car theme, some not.

Bug Ranch Car Abstract, Route 66, TexasBug Ranch Car AbstractRoute 66, Texas

Bug Ranch Abstract, Route 66, Texas

Every book needs a cover, and so did this first road trip that started an annual tradition:

2013 Road Trip, VW Bug Ranch, Route 66, Texas2013 Road Trip CoverRoute 66, Texas

2013 Road Trip, VW Bug Ranch, Route 66, Texas

Enjoy the beauty that surrounds you (#etbtsy)!

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