Homewood Suites by Hilton Brownsville
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... while I was there, the upstairs toilet bit the dust, and I ended up having to replace the entire bowl. We are packing up and getting ready to leave Angler's Nest where we have made a home for the last four months. This small, 60-unit adult only RV park, is almost like a small neighborhood that is made up of all family members. And, although the park is a little tight, the residents and owners are the best people anyone would want to have ...
After the Siege of Fort Brown, a small skirmish between Mexican and American troops, the first major battle of the Mexican-American war took place not far from Fort Brown's location. The battle of Palo Alto was a first decisive American victory. For every american death, there were almost 14 mexican deaths. The Mexican-American War was caused by America's desire for Manifest Destiny, to push westward all ...
... land near me. As for the Mexican drug violence, it sounds just like the gang wars that we have within our own country. The cartels are feuding amongst each other, and they usually make examples of those that cross them. Sounds like they knew what they were getting themselves in to when they got involved in their drug trade.
The local TV news is loaded with incidents of massive drug seizures being made almost daily, and news of car chases, armed robberies ...
... out in the habitat. Probably the two coolest things - 1) an alligator sunning himself on the banks of water, who suddenly opened his jaws as we were watching; and, 2) a Great Egret who was walking around in the water, then suddenly flew up and landed on the railing 4 ft from us. We saw some other amazing and colourful birds, and one turtle. It was a good day. :o)
... I tried to read by the pool, but it was too chilly (because of the wind and clouds) so we went back into the condo and played Scrabble. Boy, we were within 10 points the whole game. We're really closely matched.
Last nite, there was some "drama on Lantana St". We heard sirens that seemed to stop very nearby. Then we noticed five police vehicles three doors down from us, and people crying ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking