Travel Blogs from Kingsland
First stop we checked out the WW2 planes and got to see them drag one out and start it up... Fun Times. Then we went to a pre-civil war army fort and the gentleman running the place made sure we knew it was called the "war of northern oppresion"!! I guess some people are still bitter about that war! ...
... above sea level in Austin to 6900 feet in Santa Fe, with the Sangre de Cristos towering another several thousand feet above.
The last part of the trip in to Santa Fe we experienced rain but had stopped by the time we pulled in and unhooked the car and got the truck unloaded. Glad to be back so we can go to our exercise classes, ride our bikes, and volunteer with WildEarth Guardians !
... to Johnson City and stopped at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park in Johnson City. This is the boyhood home of LBJ and also the home where his grandfather settled in was located on the property. The visitor center had exhibits and films about LBJ and his wife.
Johnson City is named after one of LBJ's relatives (I believe his granduncle). LBJ’s father ...
... The camping available is primative only (no hookups). I was game for it, and felt sure with the Heater Buddy we'd be fine. My husband vetoed me and booked a hotel. BAH! So our next camping/racing adventure will be the Big Ring Challenge in Coldspring, TX (near Houston). They don't call it the Big Ring Challenge for nothing! Super flat, fun, flowy, fast course! I can't wait for this ...
Finally got all the bags to the 99% packed and it was time to close
up the house and get ready to go to Austin.
Bill came by with a bon voyage gift of Ruta Maya coffee
which of course had to pack some to take with, and off we went.
were going to Marble Falls on our way into Austin, we stopped to see
the Bald Eagles.]
Eagles mate for life, and for years this pair has returned to ...