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... over 230 feet and deepest part of the caverns opened for tours goes 180 feet below the surface. We took the Discovery Tour, a three-quarter mile long and follows steep switchbacks that take you deep into the caverns. The last part of the tour, going out of the cavern, is so steep, even the younger visitors were huffing and puffing. The different sections of the ...
San Antonio part 2: Today I wandered off the key tourist spots, but still along San Antonio's Riverwalk.
On the way to a Mexican hot spot, I stopped at the Spanish Governor's Palace built in the Adobe style of architecture. Then, I found a charity second hand shop. In case, I run out of proper clothes, there I find everything I need for about 3.99 USD a piece. Lunch has happend at a Mexican restaurant (see separate entry on food).
After that I walked ...
For breakfast at the motel I could select from donuts, muffins, waffels, and
bananas. Of course, no low carb options! However, the waffels were good as you
could make them yourself (see photo).
Now for lunch and dinner you can choose between Mexican or Texas BBQ. Mexican
basically means tacos or enchiladas, both always served with rice and black
beans. BBQ options are steak or ribs.
And inbetween? ...
... our cousins from across the pond could appreciate that you do not always want to sit down, have one drink, eat your food and be paid up and gone within thirty minutes. Sometimes just being there, taking your time and enjoying the atmosphere is all part of the experience. It was however good fun trying to slow them down!
The Alamo, of which only a small part remains, really was worth a visit. If you wanted you can enter without paying a dime. ...
... we'd see a Border Patrol SUV pass by on that gravel road. Often they would be dragging three big truck tires behind them -- To cover their tracks? To make it easier to see footprints? Interesting... A little further on we crossed the Pecos River on a high bridge. At the overlook we met another couple from Washington, also on a "road trip" and traded a few road trip stories. We then travelled on to Del Rio where we took a break for an hour or so while the Prius got ...