M-Star San Antonio SeaWorld
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... fast food world serving the multitudes, we again explored the myths of America, the windows of Hollywood thru which we in foreign lands gaze, learning how to fear and loathe a city like LA. Sure LA's got its share of thugs and gangsters who would rape and murder their own mother (and not in that order), but as in Australia it's relative to a robust majority peacefully going about their business, people just trying to get-by like you and me. You forget this if you catch ...
... that it’s 20’ below the street level with lots of shade and may be cooled a bit from the river water running through also. It’s a cheery, artsy walk with café’s and boutiques lining the way. It’s a bit cramped and crowded so we didn’t venture very far and found an elevator up and out, back to the minivan.
Now back to how the earth-moving, Texas dry-ground conversation started above. It was one of the many interesting ...
... cobbled together major parts, but don't tell the cops it isn't a 92) that was put together by a skinny redneck and his friends, pass your $50K tow rig with the AC on while you wait for the tow truck to come save you. Remember this part and picture me tapping my head while saying, "Knock on wood." There could be a portion in here minus a zero that sounds very familiar in the future. Anyway, we made it to the park and are sitting next to ...
... booths selling their work. Spanish colonists began the church in 1731 and a French Gothic addition was completed in 1873. A modern restoration includes a three-piece gold-leaf altar piece. It's a beautiful church which also contains the remains of defenders of the Alamo.
We may have walked by the Governor's Palace, but I'm not sure about that.
In the afternoon we ventured by car to the McNay Art ...
... s and still remarkably intact. We then stopped by the Riverwalk for lunch before going to the see the site of the Alamo. This is where a 13 day battle in 1836 of a large (approx 1500-2000 men) Mexican army vs much smaller army (approx 250 men) of Texans occurred. The texans stood strong to protect the Alamo and the invasion of Mexicans on Texan land, even though they were aware the battle would be almost impossible to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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