Travel Blogs from Jasper
We rode on I-10 East for most of the trip today. Highway 46 through the town of Boerne (pronounced Bernie) was scenic and beautiful. It was over 100 degrees going through Houston with lots of fast moving traffic.
I separated from the group in Houston as I find I get anxious now in the heavy traffic. ...
... rocks in the warmer weather. It was only about seventy here today, which I'm sure the locals consider too cool for watersports. We did see several folks fishing from shore.
A few things that struck me enroute today. A first, and only in Texas: School Zone-Speed Limit 50 MPH. Another sign: Brazos County Cowboy Church.
It has been said that "All roads lead to Rome." Here in Texas it seem that all roads lead to San Antonio. We've seen ...
Two-hundred-twelve feet above sea level and about 100 miles inland from the Gulf might not seem like much but what a change in environment!
At High Island we spent our time among sprawling oak trees,all over one-hundred years old and none more than fifty feet high with lots of Mulberry Shrubs mixed in. Here we are camped along side a slough on BA Steinhagen Lake. The trees here, much younger, consist of a mix of hardwoods and pine. Loblolly and ...
... up on the news and showered night and morning in Jasper. The motel was $50 flat, and humble. Woke up at 7AM again, and was out before 9 after quick continental breakfast of cold cereal and coffee. I should add that I wasted most of a pound of popcorn shrimp purchased, because its alot more than it sound slike and fried. The pound of cheese I am takin with me, thank god for fridge like outdoor temps to keep food from spoiling! carry ...
Oh..... gas station. I'll just slide in there, refuel and wait for the weather to figure out what it's going to do. And slide in I did...... literally. Went to veer and turn right into the fuel station, and my front wheel slid out from under me and I went down face-first.. sliding slowly yet slippery down the road................ sledding right past the front bumper of a Texas state cop's Dodge Charger.
The inevitable happened, and he swung around to have a look at ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking