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Travel Blogs from Llano
First stop we checked out the WW2 planes and got to see them drag one out and start it up... Fun Times. Then we went to a pre-civil war army fort and the gentleman running the place made sure we knew it was called the "war of northern oppresion"!! I guess some people are still bitter about that war! ...
Once you leave the Texas Hill Country of central
Texas the terrain is the flat High Plains which is great farm land but
not very scenic.
We drove on and were getting stiff and tired so we decided to stop for lunch with the aliens in Roswell! Parked in the Goodwill parking lot and walked several blocks past a flying saucer and aliens driving a covered wagon to ...
... miles outside of Llano.
They are really a treat to watch.
They were taking turns carrying in nest building materials.
Later will be the real treat: watching the young ones trying to get up their courage to fly!
Made it in to Austin and continued with our errands getting everything ready.
Decided to spend the night in our camper at glorious McKinney Falls State Park. So peaceful.
We need to wait for a part from Sportsmobile and the 4WD place across from them can do work next week too. Seemed like a good time to head back to Fredericksburg for a few days.
We drove via Enchanted Rock. They close today at 5p for a week. Post says "wild life management". We found out later it's for hunting. So that's what they call it?!
It's a steep but easy hike to the top ...
In April 2010, I ran across a magazine that said the Gorman Falls Hike at Colorado Bend State Park is one of the best hikes in Texas. So I finally decided to go check it out.
I got to the park around 11am and hiked the Cedar Chopper Loop to the Old Gorman Road Trail then across Gorman Creek then down to the falls. It was really beautiful.