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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 ...
... much better. We had a terrific guide who explained the history of the walk Started in 1938, the Riverwalk has become a world renowned tourist attraction in it's own right, connecting many of the cities most popular venues.
Next we headed to the Japanese Sunken Gardens, named so because it was built in an old abandoned limestone quarry that supplied materials to many of the downtown buildings. This is an absolute beauty to ...
... Great if you want a Sombrero or a Rey Mysterio mask but not good for much else. All the shops had the same stuff in them. Needless to say, I did not part ways with any cash here.
We then headed downtown to check out the historic Alamo site. This was amazing and I would highly recommend anyone coming down to see this national treasure if you are ever in San Antonio.
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