Painted Sky Inn
Travel Blogs from Burnet
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! ...
... Mexican Kitchen. Great food, hit the spot. Walked back to the Global Warmer and saddled up for the trip on into Santa Fe.
We drove along the vast undeveloped spaces of east central New Mexico. Laura saw a pronghorn antelope and we both saw some raptors.
The closer one gets to Santa Fe the more dramatic and beautiful the landscape becomes. One travels from less than a ...
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 ...
... If only they knew.
Like the lady back the road a few miles. It was about mile 62 before I came across my first market. Had been out of fluids for a while. Walked in and bought three quarts of Gatorade. She looks at me and says "Out for a bike ride today?" (Good guess since she just watched me lean my bike up against the front of the store) "Yep", I reply. "Where you headed?" "The Atlantic Ocean" "That's pretty far isn't it?", followed by "Is that seat ...
In April 2010, I ran across a magazine that said the Gorman Falls Hike at Colorado Bend State Park is one of the best hikes in Texas. So I finally decided to go check it out.
I got to the park around 11am and hiked the Cedar Chopper Loop to the Old Gorman Road Trail then across Gorman Creek then down to the falls. It was really beautiful.