Travel Blogs from Castroville, United States

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Friday, Castroville, United States travel blog

Friday

A travel blog entry by trialsrider

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... lot so Sander could take more pictures. Then we hugged Bill and Hattie and sent them back to Utopia. The rest of us piled into Sara's van and we headed back to Castroville and hit the sack pretty soon after arriving. Photos by Sara ...

Saturday Morning, Castroville, United States travel blog

Saturday Morning

A travel blog entry by trialsrider

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... take a side trip outside of Bandera down FM470 which was twisty and scenic. After awhile, we turned around and headed back to Castroville, passing another Highway Patrolman outside of Hondo. It was New Year's Eve after all. Not long after that, I had ...

Friday Afternoon, Castroville, United States travel blog

Friday Afternoon

A travel blog entry by trialsrider

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Not much to say here. I had to be in San Antone Saturday morning to take a test, so I stayed at Sander and Marvia's place on the Medina River and took along my bike to ride in the woods. The weather was great and I was able to ride Friday afternoon and ...

Saturday, Castroville, United States travel blog

Saturday

A travel blog entry by trialsrider

Saturday morning brought heavy rains early in the morning. We had hoped to ride some more before I had to take off for Laredo, but the weather didn't cooperate. The rain was hard enough to make things good and muddy and we didn't want to make a mess of ...

Thursday, Castroville,, United States travel blog

Thursday

A travel blog entry by trialsrider

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The next day I got up around 7:45, rather late for me. Sander was already watching 'On Any Sunday', so I joined him. I never tire of it, either. Then I began to shred the green cabbage and chop the cilantro and onions for the barbacoa. By the time I had ...

Day 1 - We're Off!  No, We're Not!, Castroville, TX to Bandera, TX, United States travel blog

Day 1 - We're Off! No, We're Not!

A travel blog entry by savant

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Ready to go! I arrive from my home in The Woodlands, Texas at my brother's home in Castroville, Texas. Sander says we're already running behind schedule. The motorcycle is loaded on the truck! Sander has his snacks, but I forgot my cell phone so we run ...

Day 1 Again - Castroville, TX to Casa Grande, AZ, Castroville, TX to Casa Grande, AZ, United States travel blog

Day 1 Again - Castroville, TX to Casa Grande, AZ

A travel blog entry by savant

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After a brief nap, we got back on the road around 5:45 am. Another mishap...motorcycle boots go flying out the back of the truck. Thank you to the truck driver in Uvalde, Texas who flagged us down! We watched the sun rise as we traveled through west ...

Sunday Morning, Castroville, United States travel blog

Sunday Morning

A travel blog entry by trialsrider

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Sunday morning, I got up and began chopping tomatoes, onions, and chiles for a big breakfast of tacos de huevos a la Mexicana. Once that was done, we hit the trails again and I rode a couple of new hills that Sander had cleared the brush and briars from. ...

No Yawning Today..., Castroville, United States travel blog

No Yawning Today...

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

... coming up.  Finally we did find a spot and stopped for a bit to enjoy our victuals. We are now at the City Park in Castroville.  It's a well-worn park, but you can see the potential of how great it must look in summer trim.  We'll stay here ...

Drive to Monterey, Castroville, United States travel blog

Drive to Monterey

A travel blog entry by robselclark

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Last minute shopping and item returns this morning. We're off after lunch on the two-hour drive to Monterey, checking in to the Bachelor Officer Quarters accommodation at the Naval Postgraduate School. Had a little trouble getting into the NPS as ...

Farm work day, Castroville, United States travel blog

Farm work day

A travel blog entry by jak5

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Having some fun out at the farm today. Posting pictures along the way. Check back for more pictures to this posting later. It's 4:00 pm. We are done. Heading ...

Castroville is Appealing!, Castroville, United States travel blog

Castroville is Appealing!

A travel blog entry by eidetic

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I enjoy every visit to the old Alsatian town of Castroville. The people are friendly. The food is worth coming back to enjoy. Perfect day visit.   ...

Saw friends, Castroville, United States travel blog

Saw friends

A travel blog entry by s_jontheroad

... friends.  It ws great seeing Tonia and Bill and having lunch.  Found out lots of information on the small town of Castroville.  We also planned the trip to Dallas, got things organized again ready for the road on Tuesday.  Steve and I ...

Time out with a buddy, Castroville, United States travel blog

Time out with a buddy

A travel blog entry by evans2014

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... traffic on the highway was sure scary, but petered out by San Jose and hardly any by the time we arrived on the outskirts of Castroville, where I finally met my epal Joan.  Her son Tom lived in the same park, and had offered his services as soon as ...

If I would have known retirement was this much fun, Castroville, United States travel blog

If I would have known retirement was this much fun

A travel blog entry by s_jontheroad

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... of a long time ago.  Fun place to see.  I can also say that Texas does like its history.  We then headed to Castroville, TX.  We have friends who live here and it was time to visit.  Plus go to San Antonio River walk.  We ...

Santa Barbara to Castroville - Artichoke Land, Castroville, United States travel blog

Santa Barbara to Castroville - Artichoke Land

A travel blog entry by sotas

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... as they would not allow us in with the motorcycles. We continued through to our lodging for the night, "The Artichoke Inn" in Castroville. Castroville's claim to fame is that they are the artichoke centre of the world. The whole town smells of artichokes, ...

Day 10 - Deep Fried Artichokes, Castroville, United States travel blog

Day 10 - Deep Fried Artichokes

A travel blog entry by gamiclea

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The first stop on our drive home was the little agriculture driven town of Castroville, which claims to be the "Artichoke Center of the World."  It is this claim that brings us through here whenever we are somewhat close.  Angie and I both love ...

Castroville - World's Largest Artichoke, Castroville, United States travel blog

Castroville - World's Largest Artichoke

A travel blog entry by jaredandjen

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... May 18th On our continued drive north we decided to stop at the "world's largest artichoke".  Apparently the town of Castroville is the artichoke capital or something. Marilyn Monroe was once Ms. Artichoke in this town.  Right off the exit, ...

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