La Quinta Inn & Suites Pharr at Nolana
Travel Blogs from Pharr
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
... seeing. We walked back to the cacophony of the waking PLAIN CHACHALACAs. Let me tell you, THEY ARE LOUD. They sit on the top of trees and let it fly. Totally reminds me of being in the tropics. At the visitor center we added LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH, one of the few warblers we still had not seen yet. All in all a nice muddy morning at the refuge, although we did not find either kingfisher. We decided to continue our quest for the kingfishers by ...
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 ...
Not much to say about today as we spent a fair bit of time in the car again trying to position ourselves for the final 2.5 days in the Rio Grande...SHOULD BE EPIC!
We started off at Anahuac again, thinking we might have a shot at hearing both BLACK and YELLOW RAILS...yeah, we were wrong...no rails for us. As we drove out of the refuge, we were seeing large numbers of ORCHARD ORIOLES so we thought we had better get to Smith Oaks to see if there ...
... a siren which they blast from every vehicle they place in the parade and run them constantly down the parade route. The good thing is you know when the parade is coming and you know when it is over.
Then there are the marching bands. Hard to hear over the official vehicles, but onward they come. Then come the floats carrying the beauty queens from all manner of different events, and more dignitaries, and more people just looking to be in a parade.
Then there is the ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking