La Quinta Inn Mcallen
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Drive from Harlingen, TX to McAllen Airport to start the adventure. 15:00 Depart MFE AA Flt 808 to DFW
Arrive DFW 16:35
21:25 Depart DFW AA Flt 80 to London Heathrow
Arrive London 12:25
18:15 Depart London BA Flt 322 to Paris CDG
Arrive Paris 20:30 May 3. RON Paris May 3; Hotel Campanile Roissy Charles de Gaulle
... on the front seat. He asked how we were doing and told us of all the stuff he had been seeing. When he started talking about Anis we started paying MUCH MORE attention. We followed his excellent advice and walked down a loop road and low and behold I spotted a GROOVE-BILLED ANI in the vegetation off to the side. There ended up being two. What a great bird. Being satisfied we decided to take the workers other piece of advice and head to the University ...
When the alarm went off this morning...I thought..."dang it Eric...your too old to keep pushing this pace"! But then I realized I was in Weslaco, TX and there were birds to be seen and counted...good birds. So up and at em...
On the drive to Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley SP (a once mecca...that now is harder to bird) I ate dry Cocoa Puffs and polished off my first two redbulls of the day! Breakfast of Champions...or ...
... to head for the border.
Once we got south of Corpus Christi we began seeing WHITE-TAILED and HARRIS'S HAWK. We started looking for Aplomado Falcon east of Brownsville but dipped on it. We did find more CRESTED CARACARA, WHITE-TAILED HAWKS, HARRIS' HAWKS, a CURVE-BILLED THRASHER, a number of HOODED ORIOLES, a PAINTED BUNTING...and a possible job for Eric!!!
As we stopped along the road in front of a ranch, the young guy came up to ...
... community. WTF!
The tequila just does not seem to be working there. KMA!
Our friend Linda from California, that we met in Mexico, and who is renting John and Maureen’s this year and I think next, lost her girl friend to cancer. We had never met her, but from all accounts from Linda she was a great person and a huge loss, life is not without circumstance. Have to say this though, you would have to go a long way to find a friend like Linda who spent over a year ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services