The Holland Hotel
Travel Blogs from Alpine
1030. Had a late start in the day. Missed breakfast at the hotel so they gave us vouchers for a bakery down the street. Just our luck that Tuesday was the one day that they close. Got a flat tire the night before so we had to get that taken care of at Oasis Tire in Alpine. Unexpected $200+ Mando had to spend. Boo.
1230. Got to the McDonald …
2000. Arrived in Alpine, TX. Checked into the Holland Hotel. Pretty fancy! Sitting outside now at the hotel restaurant waiting for our food. Pineapple mojito & fancy margarity at hand. Waiting on some fried green tomatos (which were yum), spare ribs (delicious!), & pork loin (which were just ok).
2200. Brought dessert back to the …
San Antonio marked an invisible dividing line on our road trip. Throughout our first month, the main focus had been on "visiting" things - visiting buildings, exhibitions, museums and all things cultural. Now, instead, the focus would shift to "viewing" things - admiring all of the natural beauty of the Western half of the USA. And what a landscape …
... break and did a lot of walking! Very hot! Very strange to be on the United States side and look over at Mexico. The differences are so striking! On our way to Tuscon, AZ, we made short stops in Deming and Lordsburg, NM and Benson, AZ. During the night, we will make short stops in Maricopa and Yuma, AZ, Palm Springs, Ontario and Pamona, CA. Our final destination is Los ...
... roofs and put the windows in the sides, but otherwise did not change the buildings themselves. The works inside are 100 unique aluminium cubes. Each cube was meticulously placed in a specific location with one complex interior next to a simple one and all are aligned. His mission, or goal, was to create art that is an integral part of the environment.
The impact of this installation is difficult to describe. Each cube creates ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking