TripAdvisor Reviews Highland Inn Alpine
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... was great and the light was beautiful as the sun set - a lovely end to an enjoyable vacation. Back to Austin tomorrow.
[Before we left the next morning, Kelly was attacked by a crazed bobcat kitten and had to put it down (it came at him even after he shot near it to scare it). It was acting strange - it had tried to get in the back porch, and was wandering around the backyard. He hated to do it, but such is country life.]
... It will be so much fun to stay in touch!
One thing Mom and Dad have discovered....we will need to DIET after this trip! Your routine on the train is eat and sit, eat and sit and take advantage of every stop offering a fresh air break!
We are so proud of Kallen. He is such an awesome traveler; coloring, singing songs, playing games and watching out the windows to pass time!
... and then Presidio which is right on the Mexican border. It feels more Mexican than USA. Makes me want to really go to Mexico. There are so many abandoned structures everywhere. Its odd, like people just woke up one morning and said to themselves, "had enough", and left. Seem like they've been doing that since the first settlements. Terlingua was interesting as the new people just basically moved a few rocks and rebuilt a few of the houses that were ...
Redford- This town looks like it is dead. School is closed and most of the houses are boarded up. It was like driving in Mexico.
Big Bend Ranch State Park – this is the largest state park in Texas and it ran along our north side as we drove the 68 miles on the scenic route. 311,000 acres with a ranch for overnight and some primitive camping areas only allowed with a permit. We saw a sign that said Visitor ...
... another guy there said it was an otter (we confirmed I was right when we got home and looked on the internet!) How gross to be swimming with a nutria!
Stopped again in Fredricksburg, and got a pretzel at the Fredricksburg Brewing Company (same place we got a pretzel a couple of years ago). Then finally arrived in Austin to a glass of wine and a hot tub, thanks to sweet husband Kelly. What a fun trip with special friend Tricia – how lucky we ...
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