Extended Stay America - San Antonio - Colonnade
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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.
Monday morning San Antonio;
Greetings all from Texas. I wish I had some pictures to send of the drive from New Orleans to San Antonio but there was nothing much to snap. It was 540 miles of flat, swampy land with the city of Houston coming somewhere in between. It was a really boring ride. To pass the time though, I announced the changing temperature to Mary as the thermometer went from 88 when we left New Orleans to 102 when we arrived in San ...
We slept in this morning and headed downstairs to the Dragon's Revenge slide when the park opened at 10am. Brynn got scared but everyone else rode, and afterwards we spent quite awhile at the Alligator River which was super fun. After that was Boogie Bahn and Katie and Annie both held on and did great for their first try. Then another go on the Alligator River. Brynn and I headed to swim in the hot pool while everyone else did The Falls. Great moment for ...
... watch people eating at restaurants. Most everyone was always busy looking down at their phones, catching up while sitting down with wifi than talking and enjoying the company of their fellow travelers.
Jody and I were guilty of this as we'll, more so me as I was always having blog entries to upload. Those blog entries with lots of pictures took some time to stay in one area to do so.
Those few free wifi places not requiring a password had so many ...
... Louisiana, Texas* Stops Made: Lafayette Cemetary, St. Charles Streetcar, San Antonio Riverwalk Meals: breakfast in hotel; lunch at Streetcar Cafe; dinner at Streetgrass Steakhouse Accommodations: Best Western in Lytle, Texas (only thing found) Miles Driven: 566 miles Driven on Interstates: 566 (100%) Drive Time: 10:01 (~63 mph avg) Weather: mild 80's with humidity to start the day, hitting low 90's through midday, and maintaining ...
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