Travel Blogs from San Antonio, United States

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Memorial Weekend in Texas, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Memorial Weekend in Texas

A travel blog entry by troycar4444

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... ; The Alamo is only a stones throw away from the Riverwalk, which is filled with the hustle and bustle of visitors to San Antonio. The Riverwalk follows the San Antonio river and is lined with restaurants, shops, and little craft stands.  Along the ...

'Wild Animal Orphanage', San Antonio, United States travel blog

'Wild Animal Orphanage'

A travel blog entry by thesteeles

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Today was our last day in San Antonio. This has definitely been a highlight thus far. But, we need to continue west and we have some distance to go. Before we left, Kelly took the boys to the 'Wild Animal Orphanage.' This was a place that rescued wild ...

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

Remember the Alamo!

A travel blog entry by c_villa

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... catholic, etc.  These missions would be run by Friars for 10 years, after which the missions would be secularized.  In San Antonio there were 6 missions, one of them was The Alamo, of the other 5, only 4 remain and are part of the Missions ...

Up the Creek without a paddle !, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Up the Creek without a paddle !

A travel blog entry by athboybrowns

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Christine has this theory that I am trying to do a number of things before I am forty and so to please her - despite my fear of water I got into an inflatable canoe with Richard and wandered for about 7 miles down the Guadaloupe River which runs at the ...

Riverscape - Streetscape, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Riverscape - Streetscape

A travel blog entry by passionfruit

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San Antonio River Riverwalk &  unique urban ...

"Desde la puerta de la iglesia"

A travel blog entry by jrsherman81054

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... "serious" to be overrated and often unnecessary.  This is why I've come to accept that I will never be president of the United States or CEO of a major corporation so as of today, I am giving up those dreams.  I was really trying to ...

Shopping!!!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Shopping!!!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

Ahhhh a lay in!!!  Was the first up and showered.... slowly and I mean slowly the rest of the team made an appearance..... the looks summed up the night and Andy, bless him couldn't even face the day..... while waiting for the group to get ready, ...

Faith Healing on the Sunset LTD, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Faith Healing on the Sunset LTD

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

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The Sunset LTD runs from New Orleans to Los Angeles.  I made a bit of a change of plans and decided to stop in San Antonio, because I figured it would be easier and safer to cross the border there.  It would mean that IŽd be stuck in San ...

The Oldest Grist Mill in Texas, San Antonio, United States travel blog

The Oldest Grist Mill in Texas

A travel blog entry by geriatricgypsy

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... hundred years.. The mill has been operational since 2001 and produces flour five days a week (Monday and Tuesday closed). Pioneer Mills on San Antonio furnishes the wheat and we give the flour back to them. They, in turn, donate it to farmers who feed ...

Some Texan contrasts, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Some Texan contrasts

A travel blog entry by rachandstu

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... Gruene Hall, a dance hall built in 1828 and still operating. It was a bit like the set of a Western. Our next stop was San Antonio, site of the famous Alamo siege in the Texas Revolution in 1856. Having visited the Texas museum in Austin, we knew quite ...

Sea World, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Sea World

A travel blog entry by ironic100

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Today we drove about 300 miles (yeah not far for Americans!) to a very latin city in Texas called San Antonio. Here a couple of my cousin's friends live here. We stayed with them and their cute little nipper for a couple of days in their rather large ...

Flying High in San Antonio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Flying High in San Antonio

A travel blog entry by geriatricgypsy

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... Air Force bases, (Lackland, Randolph, Kelly, and Brooks) the casual observer would not think that the origins of aviation in the United States made a major impact to the city.   Less than ten years after Orville and Wilber Wright flew their first ...

how far is pharr? far, San Antonio, United States travel blog

how far is pharr? far

A travel blog entry by jacobsims

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We saw missions the names where mission San Juan,San Jose,Concepcion.they where built in the 1700s  They still have church service today. We also saw the Buckhorn Saloon it is a old cowboy bar.The saloon had stuffed animal heads. After that we ride ...

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

Remember the Alamo!

A travel blog entry by ollyandhelen

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... the all you can eat buffet (and Olly on the never-ending supply of meats), we headed off to explore. Much like Dallas, downtown San Antonio was really easy to navigate, and everything was in walking distance. Our first stop was the Alamo, the site of the ...

The long trip home, San Antonio,, United States travel blog

The long trip home

A travel blog entry by patgower

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... listed and we were kept updated (a novel concept) as to the conditions and all.  About 1 in the morning, the plane arrived from San Antonio! It was a amazing.  They had to find a crew which took a while but suddenly about 2 we were put on the ...

Back Home, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by billandsara

As you may have noticed, this trip was very different from our last few.  Our last major trip, Europe 2005, was easier going and afforded us more free time to blog about our experiences and misadventures.  By the time we made it back to our ...

my travels, San Antonio, United States travel blog

my travels

A travel blog entry by bobby.ray

Off we go into the wild blue yonder! US Air Force basic training. From hippie non-conformist to respectable piece of US Government property. They even tagged us so they could keep ...

Schlitterbahn, A/C and the San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Schlitterbahn, A/C and the San Antonio Riverwalk

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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... a vast amusement / waterpark in my bathing suit! It was a great way to celebrate Chum's birthday (1day early). On to San Antonio and our first big Texas freeway. We pulled into the parking outside the St. Anthony Hotel looking like some hillbilly ...

The Alamo..., San Antonio, United States travel blog

The Alamo...

A travel blog entry by dldemented

Hello all.. I made it to San Antonio yesterday and decided to stay an extra day here. I wanted to see the Alamo plus the riverwalk area downtown and it was pretty neat. That's the good news!!! Now for the bad news!!! I pulled off of I 10 yesterday ...

Remember the Alamo, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Remember the Alamo

A travel blog entry by kellyjohn

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... leave for west Texas, tomorrow and time is precious, because we're hanging with my sister-in-law, Sara (two year resident of San Antonio), while in town.  Thanks to our local tour guide, we surveyed The Alamo, Riverwalk and Taco Taco Cafe, our first ...

Ahhhhhh Green!!!!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Ahhhhhh Green!!!!

A travel blog entry by fred.ropp

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... !  Don't ya love the "Don't Mess With Texas" signs on the garbage cans there???  Little play on words... I drove though San Antonio with some heavy prayer going on!  Buzzzzy town!  I did a big "AMEN" and "AWOMEN" after getting though ...

Best Wurstfest in Texas, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Best Wurstfest in Texas

A travel blog entry by jrsherman81054

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... for a Texas-sized donut.  Afterall, as all y'all know, "Everything is ..."  Watching a Thanksgiving parade at the San Antonio Riverwalk was definitely a first.  For once in my many years, I came to understand why they called the ...

Playing house in San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, United States travel blog

Playing house in San Antonio

A travel blog entry by mikeandkelsey

... . We spent a good deal of time there last year, and we deemed it one of our favorite cities in the country. Since then, San Antonio has added a new attraction in the form of our friends Steve and Ashley. You may remember them from first semester, when we ...

San Juan de Capistrano, San Antonio, United States travel blog

San Juan de Capistrano

A travel blog entry by geriatricgypsy

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... the stones of the walls of the town.  Only the church buildings remained intact under the auspices of the diocese of San Antonio. My sons and daughters still live today.  Germans, Poles, and other immigrant groups of people moved into the ...

More prep for trip, San Antonio, United States travel blog

More prep for trip

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

Thomas, Supa, Elise, and I have been having a good visit... they finally got some much needed rain. We leave 6am Thursday morning... this computer is using dial-up and IE, so it's different, not the connection I am used to. There is no accessible WiFi ...

San Antonio and shepherds pie, San Antonio, United States travel blog

San Antonio and shepherds pie

A travel blog entry by allmans

Drove to San Antonio today. Didn't have too long there, so me and Neil went to the Alamo then did the boat cruise along the canals that go through the city. We then had a drink in a bar called Dicks (it just had to be done!!) It was quite exciting that ...

The morning of  departure, San Antonio, United States travel blog

The morning of departure

A travel blog entry by frhetoric

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So here I go again and this time I have a travel partner, Aimee. It has been a hectic few weeks trying hard to get everything together for this trip around the world. Some parts of this trip are more planned than others. One leg in particular is planned ...

Staging Days..., San Antonio, United States travel blog

Staging Days...

A travel blog entry by delfuegoproject

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The drive through the night gets us to San Antonio where the plan is to make a stop quick to acquire a few supplies and a stretch after 24 straight hours on the road. An anticipated cameo turns into a week in Texas after more closely inspecting an ...

Texas IS Big!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Texas IS Big!

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads

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... Alamo set.  The original Alamo is definitely present as pictured in our minds, yet it is situated in down town San Antonio.  Thankfully, it is well preserved, safely enclosed by a beautiful "Alamo Plaza" and considered a "shrine". ...

The Alamo: the rest of the story, San Antonio, United States travel blog

The Alamo: the rest of the story

A travel blog entry by geriatricgypsy

... and formed the DeZavala Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas; an the attempt to preserve the mission heritage of San Antonio. Remember, at this time women had little and/or no rights at all. DeZavala approached Clara Driscoll, a wealthy ...

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