Super 8 Eastland
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... small. It has a "beach" entrance with steps. I stuck my toe in and it was a little chilly, so no swimming tonight :) The owners are very nice and friendly. There are two other buildings, one houses a small common room, the restrooms and laundry. There are several other RVs here, mostly trailers and 5ers. It is fairly close to some of this areas old towns, so if one wanted to visit some of Texas history, it would be a good place to stay. It honors ...
... rancher who is a handy metal worker, he has made some
amazing spurs, bits and knives. He managed to fit Lisa's spurs
properly for her and I had to persuade James that, although the bit
he liked was beautifully made it was never going to work for Nick.
The gentleman did however produce a perfect pair of ox bow stirrups
for James which work so much better for him and has made the saddle
day!!! Lisa and I joined Pauline on the errands, we found Dairy Queen
(the Texas version of KFC but ice cream focused) was a great place to
catch up with emails and blogs while Pauline attacked the Laundrette
and then we went on the mission of a Walmart shop. Back at the camp
site, we sorted kit for the next day before whizzing off to the
ranchers house for a heavenly hot shower and burgers and Texas hash
to die for! Now that is how a rest day should be!
... in the car for several
miles to get some kip. All the horses were knackered by the end, but
James and Pauline had found us a lovely spot by a lake on a ranch for
our next rest day. High lining proved a problem again with the lack
of trees to put the lines between, so James developed an ingenious
idea of ...
... attached to and make James
run to catch him, hehe! After much discussion, we decided to risk
letting them go as the field was small compared to others we had been
in. At first it seemed to be a good move, we had checked the fences
and there were two gaps but they were at the far side of the field
and the boys seemed happy munching around us. Then Lizard decided to
explore and started to ...