Econo Lodge Inn & Suites New Braunfels
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Phil's birthday in San Marcos. We set up at Pecan Park and had dinner with cake at a Mexican restaurant. On Thursday, we went to Boerne and visited with the Allens. That evening we had dinner in San Marcos at Cody's (disappointing).
Saturday we went to San Antonio aquarium. Then headed for home on ...
... First, the O. Henry House orginally built by German immigrant. Second, the Guenther House, the home a German mill owner. Third, Steves Homestead, the home of another wealthy German immigrant. And finally, King William Street named after Kaiser Wilhelm. Most old houses in that neighborhood were built by German immigrants of the 19th century. Check the pics and you will see why German influence is visible. The villas are built of stone instead of wood as commonly used in the ...
For breakfast at the motel I could select from donuts, muffins, waffels, and
bananas. Of course, no low carb options! However, the waffels were good as you
could make them yourself (see photo).
Now for lunch and dinner you can choose between Mexican or Texas BBQ. Mexican
basically means tacos or enchiladas, both always served with rice and black
beans. BBQ options are steak or ribs.
And inbetween? ...
... couldn't decide where to eat. After stopping in a few places and leaving because they were empty, we found ourselves at Rudy's Country Store, another gas station type place with BBQ.
We obviously loaded up on sweet tea, and I tried Big Red soda (so gross, far too sweet). We got some 1/2 pounds of pulled pork and brisket, some bean salad, the best creamed corn I have ever tasted, and, of course, ...
... long trip; too many problems, delays, power outages and a recent two-train crash that killed 38 people. We are going to take a much shorter ride (probably around 30 minutes vs the 5 hours one way originally planned). We will still get to experience the fast ride, but for a much shorter time. The change will save us $900.00 on train tickets.
I've decided to add my two cents as well. This has really been ...