Knights Inn San Antonio East
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... into a hole that led to the caverns in 1920. The caverns, named after the dog, Dixie, are a limestone foundation and travel up into the mountain, rather than down.
Here in Texas, The Natural Bridge Caverns are just northeast of San Antonio, and founded 1960 by four college students from St. Mary's University. The caverns, the largest in ...
... First, the O. Henry House orginally built by German immigrant. Second, the Guenther House, the home a German mill owner. Third, Steves Homestead, the home of another wealthy German immigrant. And finally, King William Street named after Kaiser Wilhelm. Most old houses in that neighborhood were built by German immigrants of the 19th century. Check the pics and you will see why German influence is visible. The villas are built of stone instead of wood as commonly used in the ...
... in this case soft tacos.
By the way, yesterday I found a good drink to go with: Tequila Mockingbird.
If you care for less alcohol, beer will always do. Today, I discovered an old
Texaco gas station that was converted into a relaxed beer bar frequented by
students and artists mainly. It was a good spot to take a break.
For a sweet delight drop by a Mexican bakery. Sugar diet at its best!
... after, we got the bus from opposite the campsite into the City centre. The first stop was for lunch (bagels, nice and easy), followed by a short walk to the Alamo. This was a strange experience, as on one side of the road was this historic building, edged by ruined walls, which was the site of the famous battle where hundreds of soldiers died as America reclaimed Texas back from the Spanish. Across the road, however, was only missing ...
... today, but after seeing a train loaded two layers high with containers the size of trailers, it hit me. In 2012 I recall saying in my blog that it seemed to me that the trains are how they move things around in Texas. It is a welcome change to other parts of the country where, at times, we counted about 8 trucks for every car. And these trucks can really ruin your sight-seeing day.
Austin is an amazing city. I had been here several times during my J. Murray ...