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Greetings, still from San Antonio;
Yesterday was a quiet day. Our only real activity was to go visit The Alamo. Walking inside the museum was very reminiscent of many of the Churches we have visited in Italy. There is a sense of quiet and reverence about what happened there. It was a moving experience. Pictures are not allowed in the museum but I did snap one of the outside.
... crust, just the right amount of tomato and cheese, and salumi that tasted exactly like we had in Italy. On the antipasto plate, the prosciutto was as deliciously sweet and salty as I've ever had. Throw in a bottle of Vietti Perbaco and it made for a really nice evening.
Today we'll begin to explore San Antonio. We plan a boat tour along the river walk and a trip to The Alamo. More on that soon.
Take care all.
Angelo and Mary.
Today we took a more relaxed morning and stayed in the waterpark near our room all day while the Kelly's met up with friends at the other park to do some of the more intense slides. We started the day at the wave pool all together and then convinced Brynn to ride the Falls river ride back to the other side of the park where we enjoyed the Alligator river for a log while. Pizza lunch ...
... Holly rode it first. Great ride! We did all three tower rides and then picked up Brynn to drive over to the other park where we spent the day. The older park is more river-like and the rides are more advanced. It was a nice, long day followed by a great dinner in nearby Gruene st the Gristmill Restaurant. We all slept ...
... in 1835. In 1836 some 200 Texans occupied the Alamo against the army of Santa Ana, the president of Mexico, who personally lead his army. The Texans held out for 13 days which when you realize they were out numbered several thousand to 200. And the Alamo wasn't much of a fort. What is Alamo Square in front of the present day sit and encompassing some buildings across the street was also part of the Alamo. On March 6, 1836 the Alamo ...
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