Staybridge Suites 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
... we thought we might try for nightjars. So we headed for the loneliest roads that paralleled the border. After inadvertently almost crossing the border into Mexico, we found a very quiet road and within 5 minutes had two COMMON PAURAQUE and a COMMON NIGHTHAWK. The PAURAQUE we calling, which was cool. After our success we headed for bed. Early morning today as we head upstream to look for more arid country species and red-billed pigeon. More on that ...
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 ...
... work and riders of every description. Riders that looked like they had stepped out of an old western, Poncho meets Via, riders that were dressed in cattle clothes, in gauchos, in tight clothes, all shapes of riders both male and female, and ninos riding along with their parents, fancy and plain the riders and their horses came.
The next thing they seem to like here in a parade is official vehicles. Police cars, fire engines, city dignitaries in fancy convertibles, and they love ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility