Hawthorn Suites Ltd. San Antonio
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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.
... and they say Florida is hot!
Before I forget, let me tell you about our last dinner in New Orleans. We ate at John Besh's place Domenica, which is Italian for Sunday. It was a really authentic Italian trattoria, very informal and family friendly. The most memorable dishes we had were a pizza that we shared, with tomato and spicy salumi and an antipasto plate with meats and cheese. The pizza could have been made in Italy and brought to New ...
Today we took a more relaxed morning and stayed in the waterpark near our room all day while the Kelly's met up with friends at the other park to do some of the more intense slides. We started the day at the wave pool all together and then convinced Brynn to ride the Falls river ride back to the other side of the park where we enjoyed the Alligator river for a log while. Pizza lunch ...
... but I ordered duck three ways and Ron tried the shrimp and grits. Both delicious, especially accompanied by a good bottle of wine.
After dinner we took the River Walk to Hemisfair Park, sight of the 1968 World's Fair. We ascended the 750 Tower of the Americas for a spectacular view. Unfortunately, a private party occupied half the tower and the view!
All in all it was a great day.
... it-I could not. Finally able to climb the stairs I told him to go back and get Pat, sister. We took the tour over to the King William District ...
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