Travel Blogs from San Antonio
... Mad Dogs' where for some reason the staff wear kilts - the girls ones are real short, of course. They're having a quiz night, most of the questions are only relevant for the US but we had to laugh as the literature one was 'who wrote James & the giant peach' and the DJ gave the answer as Robert Dahl, he actually repeated it twice too! Back to motel and they're still showing Friends' and it was actually one I hadn't seen, noisy from next door so might take a while to ...
... throughout the day. Generally, we visit at least one Goodwill and sometimes multiple stores around town. We see who can get the best deal. At some point we will end up at a make-up counter, where we can spend an hour or more just looking. We often hang out or shop until dinner and then we meet the family someplace and enjoy a Mexican dinner. It’s great to have a daughter that is ...
... that can fill 128 vehicles at a time! When entering this Wal-Mart sized convenient store, you are given a shopping cart to fill with whatever your heart might desire. Inside the convenience store are 8 cash registers. There are isles and isles of treats.
There is an entire isle of jerky--every meat and every flavor imaginable. Every kind of snack someone would ...
... but mostly expensive so we did not do any shopping. We found a little Mexican restaurant that had seating outside. We shared nachos and watched people for a couple of hours. There were gondola type boats floating. Ducks and birds walked freely in and out of the restaurants, which was cute and yet somewhat disturbing.
After lunch and enjoying a short walk down the Riverwalk, we decide to head toward our car and leave San ...
... is, originally I thought it had to do with the Civil war, but I now have a suspicion it is from the Mexican and Spanish settlement prior. Perhaps when Texas, Mexico, and France were a republic. (Something along those lines, I must admit I had moments of zoning out with a lot of the history etc).
After the ALAMO, we ventured back through to the River Walk below, it was a brilliant escape from roads, traffic and general city habitants. It was also a lot ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking