Painted Sky Inn
Travel Blogs from Burnet
... at Robinson park. Laura is still in the inflatable cast and so we put together the Sea Eagle kayak and took one of our smaller one man kayaks for Jerry.
It was a great day and we had found a good place to hold the boat steady to allow safe entry cast and all! Paddled across the river to the side with very little settlement and then crossed back over and headed back home.
Nice place to be.
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! ...
Finally we were all packed up and ready to go. The packing, as usual, took longer than we ever anticipate and we were finally on the road by 7 pm and planned to camp at San Angelo State Park.
We have found that it takes us 12 to 16 hours to get to Santa Fe depending on the route and how many rest stops. We like to break the drive up into two days and camp one night along the way.
... miles outside of Llano.
They are really a treat to watch.
They were taking turns carrying in nest building materials.
Later will be the real treat: watching the young ones trying to get up their courage to fly!
Made it in to Austin and continued with our errands getting everything ready.
Decided to spend the night in our camper at glorious McKinney Falls State Park. So peaceful.
... If only she new.
Now that I'm off the major roads, and into the boonies, things seem to be getting a little more interesting. Little bit more "up close and personal" with the locals. Not sure they are prepared for that. You don't see any bikers in these parts, near as I can tell. People look at me funny. Even more so than they do at home. Pickup trucks seem to be the ride of choice. Big pickup trucks. With large critter deflecting grates mounted ...