Holiday Inn Express Harlingen
Travel Blogs from Harlingen
... the day the gibbons would call to each other across the zoo and create the illusion that one was lost in a tropical rainforest. During my visit I was lucky enough to enjoy a one-on-one behind the scenes visit in several areas of the zoo (including the pygmy hippos, of course). I stood eye-level with a group of giraffe and fed them several heads of fresh lettuce, which they LOVED, as evidenced that they were getting a bit out of control with their foot-long tongues. In the great ape area ...
... Pete and we headed out to find a bar,
drowning my sorrows. The one we were looking for, out in the boon docks, had
ended up in the land of the Doe Doe birds, and like a lot of other small bars
in the area were now tits up. That being done, we went over to Keeping it
Grilled on the 1015 and had a couple of beers with the owner who brought us out
two small bowls of his fantastic bean soup, a plate of nacho chips with 3
killer sauces and possibly the ...
... and returned and arrested and returned every year. Unfortunately
the food and the service in the restaurant is not really the best, although
everyone seemed to enjoy the Pork Tenderloin sandwich, but my ½ lb. Angus
burger, which Angie and I shared, along with a draft Bud was quite
disappointing, compared to some of the great eateries here in the Valley. Look
out Riverside, because they are working on rebuilding and reviving the now
famous Pepe’s on ...
... wagon is finished being constructed, we’ll probably store the dock in there so that it won’t be in the way to unload everything else.
Collapsed again tonight into bed after the show but I managed to read a little before slipping into a deep sleep. I picked up a book at B&N in McAllen titled Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa. It’s published by Shambhala Publications, which is a favorite ...
... their cousin Vinnie who had to return home because the border patrol told him it was too violent to be here. In fact, I did hear from a resident at another RV Park close by that the U.S. Border Patrol did in fact do a presentation at their park and persuaded the tourists not to travel in to Mexico for fear of them being abducted. They even went as far as doing a slide show presentation with violent images of the dead bodies that had fallen victim to the drug cartel villence. ...