Travel Blogs from San Antonio, United States

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I'll think of an appropriate title later, San Antonio, United States travel blog

I'll think of an appropriate title later

A travel blog entry by glawler

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... now I have to get back onto the train for another over-24-hour train ride. --- So, what do I think of these LA and San Antonio? I'm going to reserve judgement on both of them as I clearly didn't spend enough time in either to get any sense of what ...

Lone Star State..., San Antonio, United States travel blog

Lone Star State...

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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... I lived in Texas as a child but I didn't appreciate the history of it all back then. "Remember the Alamo!" Another highlight of San Antonio is the Riverwalk. For years, I remember my parents raving about a shop selling the best sherbert ever and it was my ...

Puebla - Valle - Monterrey - San Antonio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Puebla - Valle - Monterrey - San Antonio

A travel blog entry by nz2uk

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... , overlooking this sparkling Monterrey quenching our thirst with margaritas and tequilas. Minus the worms. Monday 5th July. Monterrey - San Antonio. 480ks. From Monterrey to the Mexican/US border we travelled 234ks through flat unproductive scrubland. And ...

No more snow :<), San Antonio, United States travel blog

No more snow :<)

A travel blog entry by 2hunters

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December 17th Well, what a night, after clear clean roads and sunshine all the way to Denver, we were reintroduced to winter just as we entered Oklahoma. The snow was coming down good, covering roads, filling motels, and waking up snow plough drivers. ...

The Stats, San Antonio, United States travel blog

The Stats

A travel blog entry by lorievans

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The Ride: The Orient Express, a point-to-point bicycle tour beginning July 7th in Paris and ending August 25th in Istanbul, Turkey. Number of riding days: 39 Number of rest days:11 Number of countries visited: 7 Total miles: 2200 Average daily mileage: ...

Enjoy the San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Enjoy the San Antonio Botanical Garden

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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It's a beautiful sunny and warm early February day – just like Spring. What better way to spend a few hours than exploring an amazing botanical garden, stalking the wildlife and enjoying the unusual and historic buildings and their contents? The ...

Approaching San Antonio, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Approaching San Antonio

A travel blog entry by mcalla2000

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... anyone who is familiar with the the South Shore and Babylon line of the LIRR.  Amazingly, this entire stretch from Houston to San Antonio is like going along one big, four hour stretch of Sunrise Highway.  The track goes on a straight, flat ...

Final Four, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Final Four

A travel blog entry by akbar

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... , I was on a pretty cool odyssey. Sports Note: (rounds 1 & 2 in Raleigh, rounds 3 & 4 in Charlotte, Final 4 in San Antonio). Rnd 1 - NC over Mt St Maries, Davidson over Gonzaga, Gtown over UMBC, & Arkansas over Indiana) Rnd 2 - NC ...

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, San Antonio, United States travel blog

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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When we arrived in San Antonio, we were unaware that our planned departure would be just days prior to the start of the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. We immediately extended our stay by a week so we could check that out! This annual event is one of ...

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

Remember the Alamo!

A travel blog entry by duchesne

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... are many Mexican restaurants in Texas and so we were able to enjoy one of our favorite cuisines with burritos and chicken enchiladas with mole sauce.   San Antonio was a great city to introduce us to the State of Texas!  Off to Corpus ...

All the fajitas and margaritas y'all can handle!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

All the fajitas and margaritas y'all can handle!

A travel blog entry by cybelle

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... - wearing my coat on most days was a choice I deeply regretted, especially once we'd done our 11 block walk into the city! But since San Antonio had little else to offer, we booked a day trip out to Austin. When they say, "keep Austin weird", they're not ...

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 ...

The Alamo, San Antonio, United States travel blog

The Alamo

A travel blog entry by katrinaandtim

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... wanted. The Alamo was quite busy and hard to see everything. Once we returned to the bus we headed to mission San Jose and mission Concepcion. Before visiting the marketplace. Once we returned to the hotel we organised Chinese for dinner. Tomorrow we ...

LSCOL Day 8 - Buda, TX to San Antonio to Houston, San Antonio, United States travel blog

LSCOL Day 8 - Buda, TX to San Antonio to Houston

A travel blog entry by cindysellsjohns

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... we ALL enjoyed. Our Local sponsors included: South Texas Blood & Tissue Center TOSA Texas Organ Sharing Alliance Saturn of San Antonio Rolling Oaks Mall Things began to wind down and everyone started heading outside to get things sorted out to ...

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 ...

Missions Possible, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Missions Possible

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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In the 18th century, Spanish priests established five Catholic missions along the San Antonio River. The systems instituted by the friars led to an ethnically diverse society that continues to influence the area. Today, the five missions (Mission San ...

Day 18: where did all the cowboys go, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Day 18: where did all the cowboys go

A travel blog entry by catblake34

... Texan Hill Country town, which also served incredibly good cinnamon rolls. It was only an hour and a bit's drive from there to San Antonio. This was mostly a fairly quiet drive down the equivalent of a B road. However, towards the end, with little ...

San Antonio and Thanksgiving Celebrations, San Antonio, United States travel blog

San Antonio and Thanksgiving Celebrations

A travel blog entry by crosecreek

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We arrived in San Antonio early afternoon on Wednesday and wanted the first thing we did to be visiting the Alamo. Luckily for us, entry to the Alamo is free so the only cost that day was parking in the rather large city centre. As we walked throughout ...

Don't mess with Texas, Dallas/San Antonio, United States travel blog

Don't mess with Texas

A travel blog entry by deb93

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... for 1 little highway sign that reads, "This way to the The Alamo"? I mean, c'mon - why else is anyone coming to San Antonio?!?!?!? But, after some navigational issues, we made it to San Antonio - some how Liz got stuck on the last driving leg again, so ...

Remember the Alamo, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Remember the Alamo

A travel blog entry by lauraapple

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... outnumbered 3 to 1 and became the Republic of Texas. Sam Houston was its first president but after 9 years they joined the United States in order to have greater protection and access to economical benefits. It was a great experience to be there and I ...

Quick trip to San Antonio, San Antonio0, United States travel blog

Quick trip to San Antonio

A travel blog entry by jasemeetsworld

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... I had to stay one more week after camp to work with the church group of kids. So before that started I went with Carly, Ben and Ryan to San Antonio to go to the 6 Flags. That was fun but a long day. We went on all the big rides and Ryan and Ben won ...

So much wind... even more time..., San Antonio, United States travel blog

So much wind... even more time...

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

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... but good for one's mind.  Overall, it was a blessing to be among so many friendly people. After church, we visited the San Antonio Botanical Gardens.  It was a bit of a disappointment, since they had a hard freeze over the last few weeks. ...

Getting ready, 6 days to go, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Getting ready, 6 days to go

A travel blog entry by lorievans

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Can't believe I'm really doing this and that it's almost here. Good thing cuz I'm sure people are sick of hearing about it. But since I am not a Facebooker, I've been asked to update my friends and family in some fashion. So this is my first attempt at a ...

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

Remember the Alamo?

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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... 18th century as a Roman Catholic mission and fortress compound and is one of five Missions in the San Antonio area declared World Heritage Sites by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This site is famous for the ...

Riverwalk, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Riverwalk

A travel blog entry by mcalla2000

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Not only did I make it to Denny's but then realized that it was only a few more blocks to the Riverwalk.  This city has a great Downtown.  It is clean, safe, well planned, beautiful and it all revolves around the Riverwak which is especially ...

Alamo KOA in San Antonio, TX, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Alamo KOA in San Antonio, TX

A travel blog entry by porkchopexpress

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... early check in.  They drove us to our site and ensured that we had all the information we needed to get around San Antonio.  Additionally, we were able to fill up on propane prior to parking. After working for awhile, Todd got ready and we ...

San Antonio Super Regionals, San Antonio, United States travel blog

San Antonio Super Regionals

A travel blog entry by larryg59

We stayed about 2 hours east of San Antonio....went through another rain storm before we arrived......had plenty of help to off load the trailer....never been on this side of San Antonio before, did not even know they had this huge arena called the Alamo ...

Day 19: Remember the Alamo, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Day 19: Remember the Alamo

A travel blog entry by catblake34

We worked off our breakfast by walking along the riverwalk all the way into downtown San Antonio. The riverwalk was great, it runs all the way along the San Antonio river, past some very nice houses and some "historic" sites such as a mill from the ...

The Alamo and More, San Antonio, United States travel blog

The Alamo and More

A travel blog entry by jimandclare

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... , we headed to the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.  Interestingly, by cooperative agreement with the Archdiocese of San Antonio, mission churches remain active centers of worship. The 4 missions are spread out over 8-10 miles. ...

Mess this, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Mess this

A travel blog entry by lady_d

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... of pads, texas stylee. I feel like a princess. Soon we're off to see happenings of this city. A fun place thus far, San Antonio has yet to let me down. OH a few songs of the days ... (I've been lagging) Guns N Roses Sweet Child ...

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