Travel Blogs from San Antonio, United States

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Go Forth and Convert!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Go Forth and Convert!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... at Misión Conceptión, still stand tall 250 years later, one of the oldest original stone church buildings in the United States today.   Misión San José y Miguel de Aguayo came to be known as the "Queen of the Missions". The building of ...

Good Soul/Good work, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Good Soul/Good work

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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... this Saturday morning, while a group of Confirmation student/volunteers cleaned up the next-door construction site of the future new San Antonio Catholic Worker quarters. Hailing from central Illinois, Jim encouraged us when he said: "you can't go ...

Good luck!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Good luck!

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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... . People have taken time for us nevertheless. Everywhere, people encourage and welcome us. Above all, we're grateful to our San Antonio hosts: Mark and Judy. They've shared their lovely home, their support and friendship with us with hospitality you ...

San Antonio zoo, San Antonio, United States travel blog

San Antonio zoo

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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... the day was beautiful. I had fun with my camera, too. No clock was necessary to know when the clock struck midnight in San Antonio: the night exploded with fireworks and firecrackers all around us. We enjoyed a champaign toast.   Happy 2007 to you ...

Seasonal reflection, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Seasonal reflection

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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God keeps on saving history. And so, in turning once again to the episode of Christ's birth at Bethlehem, we come not to recall Christ's birth twenty centuries ago, but to live the birth here, in the twentieth century, this year, in our own ...

Remember the Alamo!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Remember the Alamo!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... did is that I've had in my thoughts that I don't like these campgrounds where they pack you in like sardines. At this campground in San Antonio I was put in a corner spot where I barely see the neighbours. Perfect, though the Wi-Fi issue doesn't give me a ...

Rains, Pains, and Trains!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Rains, Pains, and Trains!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... . It also seems that the more tired I am the clearer things become. Why is that so?   The rodeo is in town. San Antonio is having their major February rodeo. The campground is full of cowboys. The horses are at the Rodeo grounds but the horse ...

On the road to finding Christmas!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

On the road to finding Christmas!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... . They had passed through San Antonio before but it was colder then so they had to come back.   When I arrived in San Antonio I realized the trailer brakes weren't working properly. A loose connection. I fixed that the day I arrived. I knew ...

Alone in San Antone!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Alone in San Antone!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... Its three miles of pathways are a full level below city streets...serene and peaceful.   San Fernando Cathedral. The oldest Cathedral Sanctuary in the United States was founded in 1731 by a group of 16 Canary Island families that went to set ...

Family In Laredo, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Family In Laredo

A travel blog entry by lord13

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Hello, today we ate breakfast and left to Laredo, Texas.  My mom got to meet her dad after 26 years.  This was also going to be the first time I saw one of my living grandpa's.  So when I saw him I gave him a ...

A Walk in San Antonio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

A Walk in San Antonio

A travel blog entry by lord13

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... basically did was just walk.  First we walked to the riverwalk and ate.  Then we went to the oldest cathedral in the United States.  Then we visited the Alamo and took a lot of pictures.  Later we took a 35min tour in the river ...

San Antonio Mini-Vacation - Part II, San Antonio, TX, United States travel blog

San Antonio Mini-Vacation - Part II

A travel blog entry by mikeandkelsey

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Day 2 -- San Antonio Mission Trail Today, we had to balance work (oil change and post-office errands) with vacation (San Antonio mission trail). Fortunately, there was a post office a block from our hotel, and we found a Walmart right along our trail. ...

Walking on water (OK, near water), San Antonio, United States travel blog

Walking on water (OK, near water)

A travel blog entry by captnoindustry

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... of class and a really spunky attitude.  She and John make a very good pair!  Together we spent a delightful afternoon on the San Antonio River Walk.  If you have never been there, go! Go now!  It is a horseshoe channel of the river ...

83. Yeehaw Mexican Cowboy!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

83. Yeehaw Mexican Cowboy!

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz

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... owl Rating out of 10: 8.5 In a word/phrase: Mariachi Something interesting: Our guidebook told us that over 60% of the San Antonio population has some Hispanic heritage. It seems that using the term ´Hispanic´ to describe someone who is Mexican is a ...

San Antonio into Louisiana, San Antonio, United States travel blog

San Antonio into Louisiana

A travel blog entry by chictravelers2

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Arriving in San Antonio, as soon as we got settled in at the RV park, we headed to downtown and the beautiful River Walk. We had a great Mexican meal at the Casa Rio restaurant right on the Riverwalk. It's such a lovely, unique and fun place to visit. ...

I flew from Columbus, Ohio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

I flew from Columbus, Ohio

A travel blog entry by jacobsims

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I flew in on an airplane i arrived in san antonio,texas at 1:40 p.m. This was my first flight alone.I flew over lake michigan when i landed in chigago! it was relly hot whene i got off the plane.it was about 105 degrees outside mamaw and papaw ment me ...

Exhaustion, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Exhaustion

A travel blog entry by sirsmonkey42

    Unfortunatly at this point in this trip, I was pretty exhausted.   I got to San Antonio after a 12 hour drive from El Paso, and was only scheduled to stay for the night.  I sadly didn't do anything but go into the hostel ...

Day 3, San antonio, United States travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by beccasues

Day 3 continued Got the family out and about. Walked through the mall. Was hoping to get a Cinnabun, but at 9am they still weren't open. We went on to the Alamo. It was interesting, but they wouldn't let us take pictures inside...I don't know why. ...

Home of the River Walk, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Home of the River Walk

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... that much protein into my belly, god knows I tried though. From there we continued mowing the rig down the country site to San Antonio, a delightful city made famous for its river walk. The river walk is a stunning stretch of canals within the inner city, ...

Unexpected Delight!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Unexpected Delight!

A travel blog entry by kwmg

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... We checked into the park and then caught the bus into town. We headed over to the Riverwalk. The Riverwalk is a long section of San Antonio river that runs through the middle of the City. Over the years it has been done up with paved walkways added that ...

AIA, ETC., San Antonio, United States travel blog

AIA, ETC.

A travel blog entry by passionfruit

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... home....  Didn't go to his speech, as I was more interested in going to a Mariachi mass inside San Fernando Cathedral - the oldest cathedral still standing in current US territory.  With the architects I toured a nature ...

Bus-ing home, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Bus-ing home

A travel blog entry by hadsrobinson

... border! The busride as no problem. There was tons of room and I slept most of the way. From Nuevo Laredo I bought a bus ticket to San Antonio at 9 AM and expected to be in San Antonio by 1 at the latest. The border was a bit slower than I expected. ...

Why San Antonio Missions?, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Why San Antonio Missions?

A travel blog entry by geriatricgypsy

... decided that they had poured more than enough money into their project. They had five successful towns situated along the San Antonio River. So they withdrew their support and started to shut the mission subsides down, i.e., secularize the missions. ...

San Antonio Mini-Vacation - Part III, San Antonio, TX, United States travel blog

San Antonio Mini-Vacation - Part III

A travel blog entry by mikeandkelsey

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... to see in the Alamo, we walked around downtown for a while. We got some ice cream and meandered down to the tourist-favorite San Antonio Riverwalk. The Riverwalk is nearly cut down into the middle of the city. On either side of the river, restuarants and ...

Texas, thanks for the hospitality!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Texas, thanks for the hospitality!

A travel blog entry by dellek

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... type fashion using a squished hamburger bun, then we were back on track for dinner. After clean up we mostly got camp packed up and ready to go as it was going to be one of longest drives the next day leaving San Antonio and heading to The Big Easy! ...

San Antonio, TX, San Antonio, United States travel blog

San Antonio, TX

A travel blog entry by ybslob

San Antonio, ...

san antonio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

san antonio

A travel blog entry by holz_g

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Another Great Stay in San Antonio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Another Great Stay in San Antonio

A travel blog entry by stellarachaella

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When in Texas you can find the oasis that is San Antonio. We had yet another great stay. We had a full day to spend trapsing around. First we stopped by the little tourist market to look for souvenirs. Later we went to the Chinese Tea Garden to catch up ...

Why did we come to Texas ?, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Why did we come to Texas ?

A travel blog entry by athboybrowns

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The idea for this trip started the night Kevin and Carrie got married when Carrie's mother and sister told our kids about the local Texan theme park - Six Flags - and ever since then Richie and Chris have been planning this part of the trip. After a ...

Sober? in San Antonio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Sober? in San Antonio

A travel blog entry by stellarachaella

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... bar and took seats next to us. Earl and Terry. It didn't take long to strike up a conversation, after all people in San Antonio are just friendly. Terry claimed to be the designated driver, but Earl introduced himself as Terry's designated drunk. We ...

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