La Quinta Inn Fort Worth West Medical Center
Travel Blogs from White Settlement
... and throw a football around, but due to motocross last night, the field was covered with dirt. The Rangers ballpark is right next door. Very cool area. Not any pics to post as I carried my regular camera inside. Will post them when we get home. After spending 2 1/2 hours their, we got back on the road and drove as far as we could. Made it to Sweetwater, Texas. Yee Ha! About 40 miles west of Abilene. Yee Ha again! Watching the NBA All Star ...
... start. Then, we went to Visitors' Center for info, and signed up for a walking tour. Before that, though, at 11:30 sharp, they "drive" a herd of longhorns down the street, from one pen to another. Probably six cowboys, maybe 15 head of cattle, but a pretty cool show. Then, we took the walking tour, led by ...
... the owner could not get a loan for a restaurant (we know how long some of them last), but could get one for a LARGE gas station. Wonderful, gourmet food, great wine list. Long line waiting to get in. Amazing, only in Texas. Had a very nice visit. Tomorrow is Valentines' Day. No blog tomorrow. Blogman needs a day off!
We didn't make it quite to Fort Worth but decided to leave South Padre Island and start our way home. Weather on South Padre not that warm and the long range forecast shows rain. Not in any particular hurry . Drove around San Antonio. Stopped at Retail Outlets in San Marcos but didn't buy anything just lots of stores. Stopped for the night at a Flying J.
... of my 4th decade on this earth. No better way to celebrate than backing 1 bag and getting lost in another country far away. I take off on this journey to what I hope opens many doors about life/thought/existence and to test myself in ways I couldn't imagine living a sedentary life. Catch y'all on the flip side in May/June! Life is good, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility