La Quinta Inn Del Rio
Travel Blogs from Del Rio
... points but I don't think there is another place with such a rain forest!!!The Amazon rain forest just has so may things to offer and it is one of the worlds biggest rain forest.It also has one of the biggest.I did find many landmarks that I am planning to go to.Here is an entry that i found from a journalist who came to visit Brazil:Rio De Janeiro's skyline is simply brimming with high-rise buildings and enormous tower blocks, and many of these landmarks are modern and ...
chemical substance that signals the male to come hither. After mating,
females lay eggs on the top of the leaves of plants such as bed straw or
madder. The larvae, commonly called horn worms, hatch in six to eight
days; they then feed on the host plants, eating a large amount of
leaves. After a month they pupate in the soil, sometimes remaining there
through the winter. Some hummingbird hawk moths produce two or more
... birds abound. Did I mention our first day here with temperatures
topping out at 102*, then waking-up to a bone chilling 48* in the
morning! Just the way that the desert has been described in it's
beauty and it cruelty in any Cormac McCarthy book. ( I just finished
his, Blood Meridian, about the eradication of the decedents of the
cavemen who's paintings are all that is left here.)
We planed for two, maybe three ...
From San Antonio we journeyed down I 35 to Laredo - 94% Hispanic and on the Rio Grande River. This was a big town with a beautiful old town square only a few blocks from a huge customs and border control complex at the bridge to Mexico. We had noticed customs and border control cars starting twenty miles outside Laredo. We then traveled west through ...
... swimming across.
But, we did pass about 50 Border Patrol vehicles on the roads, and we had to stop at one checkpoint - not on the border. The agents came out of the building, all armed and one with a dog. While one spoke with Frank at the wheel, one stood near the back door and the other walked around the motorhome with the dog. When I opened the door for the agent, he reached for his gun. I quickly closed the door when I realized ...