Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn
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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 ...
... and headed back to the room to reapply sunscreen and rehydrate. Back to the Wave pool where the Kelly's met up with us. After awhile there, we duplicated our morning with a trip down the Falls and a long while in the Alligator area. Late evening trip to a good Mexican restaurant finished off the day, and we all slept very soundly, with Natalie sleeping over again. A great day for ...
... Our waiter told us he was "rude and crude" and if we did not like it to leave. He made hats for the people in his section with rude and crude sayings written on the paper hats. (see pictures) We had a good time at *****. The four of us then walked around for the next couple of hours. We all wanted BBQ for dinner and found a great place called County Line. After dinner and a busy day, we went back to the RV Resort to relax.
Saturday I found a crack ...
... until 12:30 pm but we didn't need to.
The Alamo is a very cool historical place. So much history and it's very fascinating. We were able to sit down and listen to a guy tell us in short detail how it all came about. Hugh had a hard time but sat through it for us, what a trooper. He got a smashed penny out of it, another one to add to his collection.
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