Howard Johnson Inn & Suites San Antonio
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... says You Are Back In LA quite like it. Rejoining the 101, we used google maps to calculate an ETA for Inglewood and it said 3:15pm. We had lazed a little too long over our Solvang pancakes so we had to forego the last of Route 1 and stick to Ventura Highway...in the sunshine.... That joined up with the 405 just as the elastic band of peak hour was winding-on. Traffic slowed near Inglewood but without ever stalling and we were soon parked in a side street behind the ...
... was a cultural highlight to understand how the slaughter of such a relative few could matter so much for Texas, American and the world. Even though I will confess it got boring pretty quickly, it was interesting to observe how the bravery of those who sacrificed themselves for something they hoped would be greater, is sometimes viewed as a trite cliché.
After the Alamo, we rounded a few corners looking for a way to get Matt’s wheel chair down to ...
... only they made a giant zip tie!!! See picture titled "Giant Zip Tie." We sped along at about 70 mph most of the day. That seems pretty fast with a trailer if you come from Kalifornia, but is about ten mph slower than the speed limit in Texas. Everything here seems like it makes more sense. The DJs on the radio stations even seem to be more level headed. I have actually started listening to Country again. Of course the stations here ...
... We did get to sit in the air conditioned bus while everyone trooped through the blazing heat.
On to the second mission on the tour, which Kaitlyn managed to wake up for, Mission Concepcion. This is the oldest unrestored stone church in our nation today. Inside are some amazing original painting, some decorative and some religious symbols, on the walls and ceilings, and the beautiful chapel is still in use today.
Our final stop ...
It was really interesting walking around the Alamo site and talking to the volunteers to understand the history of what took place here nearly 200 years ago. The grounds have been turned into a shrine to remember those who fell in the famous battle.
After completing our history lesson for the day, we headed to the River Centre Mall and did a bit of shopping. I picked up a San Antonio Spurs basketball cap for the game tonight and also scored a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services