El Campo Prairie Lodge
Travel Blogs from El Campo
Day Ten began with a delicious breakfast and
then the short drive to Shannon Airport to drop the rental car and begin
the process of going home.
Weather was just delightful the whole trip with the exception of the fog
and chill over Connor Pass. We understand that weather was unpleasant
both before and after we were ...
D-I-L and grandson drove us to Bush International in Houston
(after a wee detour to retrieve G's forgotten hearing aids) and then
they headed for Boerne, Texas to attend family graduations. The flights
to Newark and then on to Shannon were uneventful. Sound didn't work on
G's movies but oh ...
We had two days of bike riding here and spent three nights. I think it was our second day of riding that we saw gators. I had just sent David a text, saying we were hunting for gators, and I looked out on the lake and saw one swimming in. The park really cleared out today with only 3 campers on our loop. It was busy yesterday with locals and a number of Scout Troops. There are cabins here, showers and miles of ...
We got out of the coach at about eleven and Lynn got ready. I had had my weekly visit with our daughter, Lisa and it was good.
We finally figured out the hiking map and easily found the Bluestem Trail. It didn't offer much in the way of flora and virtually zero fauna, but it was a great workout. The phone battery went south at near two miles, but we figured we hiked about four miles in ...
After a horrendous rain, lightning and thunderstorm last night, we got a pretty early start. Lynn filled me in on the storm. Ain't it sad to just sleep through the whole thing? I got up at the call of nature, about four thirty AM. Dark. Wet. Quiet.
We proceeded west toward the big city of Houston. I had checked it out on Google Maps last eve, but was still a bit wary of the "detour." It, as usual, wasn't worth the concern. We ...