Econo Lodge East
Travel Blogs from San Antonio
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.
... crust, just the right amount of tomato and cheese, and salumi that tasted exactly like we had in Italy. On the antipasto plate, the prosciutto was as deliciously sweet and salty as I've ever had. Throw in a bottle of Vietti Perbaco and it made for a really nice evening.
Today we'll begin to explore San Antonio. We plan a boat tour along the river walk and a trip to The Alamo. More on that soon.
Take care all.
Angelo and Mary.
Today we took a more relaxed morning and stayed in the waterpark near our room all day while the Kelly's met up with friends at the other park to do some of the more intense slides. We started the day at the wave pool all together and then convinced Brynn to ride the Falls river ride back to the other side of the park where we enjoyed the Alligator river for a log while. Pizza lunch ...
... staircases, bridges, fountains & gardens. It was lovely. While searching for a public restroom we stumbled on a huge 3 story antique store which we spent a lot time viewing. Downstairs had a collection of toys, jewellery, magazines, books, crockery, glassware, furniture etc. Upstairs there was vintage clothing & then we found piles & piles of old advertisements. Was fun looking at all the adverts for ...
... thought too. Completely different to what I expected form the descriptions - I was expecting Southbank in Melbourne, that type of thing. But it was very European and beautiful. We had a nice Mexican dinner (Mexican again I know) and had an early/quiet night. I'm currently on the bus driving through Texas on the way to Carlsbad. Austin and San Antonio were both completely different cities to what I expected for Texas. I was ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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