La Quinta Inn Harlingen
Travel Blogs from Harlingen
... charged by a male silverback gorilla who of course couldn’t actually reach me due to the bars between us but I nearly shat myself anyway. I also witnessed a pygmy hippo mating event first-hand, which was quite a frothy, foamy, slippery affair. All over the zoo grounds there were wild prairie dogs flitting about, building massive underground condos and eating dandelions, which is pretty cute!
I left Omaha on Memorial Day (May 26th) and headed due ...
... shrimp fajita plate I have ever had
complete with his home made flour and corn tortillas. Man, this is possibly the
best Mexican restaurant in the valley, if not anywhere. Juan was telling us
that it has only been since Pete and I dropped in last year and then brought
some others, and then our big party that we had which was followed up by Snow
to Sun RV park hearing about it and also having a party, that he has had
gringos come to his restaurant, and ...
... The Riverside could be in trouble, as could Crazy
Joes, although I think it is already in trouble, and unfortunately Cabrera’s,
although they are not in the food business, only booze and partying.
Monday was St Pats day, and the park had a Corned Beef and
Cabbage dinner along with boiled red potatoes that was to die for, included
free green beer for $2.00 a person. The dinner was fantastic, and I understand
that they served over ...
... of mine and I’m excited to dive into it. Trungpa was a meditation master and took the fifty-nine slogans (attributed to a Buddhist teacher in 982 C.E.) and wrote commentary on each one of them. The idea is to use each one of the slogans to “awaken the heart and cultivate love and kindness toward others” and “emphasize meeting the ordinary situations of life with intelligence and compassion under all circumstances”. Not a bad thing to do, in my ...
... 8217;t know if this was an exaggeration or a poor-taste presentation by the U.S. government.
Needless to say, that although we hear about drug related violence in Mexico, we haven’t seen any of these things. In fact, we have walked over to Mexico twice and I have not seen any gunfights, or Mexican drug cartel and police shoot-outs. From where we stay, or even from just about most of this border area, I cannot see the streets of Mexico, let alone having a ...