The Oak Motel
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The drive through Texas was amazing scenery with oil pumps, farmland and dairies everywhere through the great plains, reminded us of outback Australia. We got to see a few dust devils whipping through farms and a major storm brewing to the north of Tx. We stopped for the night in Lubbock and when we got back from dinner the weather warnings started for a Hail, Thunderstorms and a possible Tornado. Dylan started having ...
... the flowers have small and lesser blooms, and as our campsite overlooks the mighty Colorado River, it now resembles a small "feeder river" with sand bars of brush along the riverbanks. We need a good rain.
Historically, the city of Columbus, Texas is the origin of the “Cotton Road"--the beginning of rail transport of cotton to Mexico, to be shipped on to England. In the 1850's Columbus had an opera house, a large trade market, the ...
Schulenburg is an amazing small town with one of the best dance halls in Texas. If you ever can go, make it out to Sengelmann Hall, the food is great, drinks are cold, and owners are wonderful. Whether it's your sweetheart, good friend, or family member, it's a great place to go ...
Got a shock this morning, went down to breakfast and they don't serve breakfast! Really surprised me as I'd asked the receptionist the night before what time it was and she said 7-10, I remember thinking that it was an hour later than at all the other hotels we'd been in - I can only assume she thought I said dinner. Ok, let's just pack up and find the bakery she told us about that served a good breakfast, the sun was shining again so ...
12th November 2013
Start: Americas Best Value Inn, 1155 I10 South, Beaumont, Texas
Finish: Super 8 Motel, 3110 Hwy 71 East, Bastrop, Texas
Well today didn't go totally as planned, not finding accomodation until after 8pm, but that did not mean it was not a success. The day started off with Tree hitting the snooze button at 8:30am and us not getting on the road until after 10am which is late. ...
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