Motel 6 San Antonio - Bandera Road
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Greetings, still from San Antonio;
Yesterday was a quiet day. Our only real activity was to go visit The Alamo. Walking inside the museum was very reminiscent of many of the Churches we have visited in Italy. There is a sense of quiet and reverence about what happened there. It was a moving experience. Pictures are not allowed in the museum but I did snap one of the outside.
... and they say Florida is hot!
Before I forget, let me tell you about our last dinner in New Orleans. We ate at John Besh's place Domenica, which is Italian for Sunday. It was a really authentic Italian trattoria, very informal and family friendly. The most memorable dishes we had were a pizza that we shared, with tomato and spicy salumi and an antipasto plate with meats and cheese. The pizza could have been made in Italy and brought to New ...
We slept in this morning and headed downstairs to the Dragon's Revenge slide when the park opened at 10am. Brynn got scared but everyone else rode, and afterwards we spent quite awhile at the Alligator River which was super fun. After that was Boogie Bahn and Katie and Annie both held on and did great for their first try. Then another go on the Alligator River. Brynn and I headed to swim in the hot pool while everyone else did The Falls. Great moment for ...
We spent two days in San Antonio. After all the walking we did yesterday, we did more driving today. We did the missions trail. You can ride a bike along a 12.5 trail that runs next to the San Antonio river but we decided to just drive. The mission trail takes you to 4 historical missions that were built in the 1700s. The cool thing is that all of them still function as churches today and you can attend mass every Sundays. At San Jose, there was a wedding going ...
We have been seeing these gi-normous cactus' since we came into Texas. Some of them are as big as a minivan. Many are more than 6 feet tall. Many times we have seen what appears to be a "cactus farm". They grow like weeds here.
When they say everything is bigger in Texas--It didn't dawn on us that meant cactus.
One of ...
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