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Travel Blogs from Brownsville
... in life more enjoyable then a nice meal with a good friend while sitting outside enjoying the wonders of nature.
The next day we decided we needed more of the wonders of nature, so we went for a hike at a local state park. It was late May so the wildflowers were at their peak of color and opulence. We had barely hiked 200 meters from the trailhead when I unveiled my camera, poised to take photos of the red, orange, yellow, purple, and green. That plan didn’t ...
... gone north by now and we wouldn't get to see them but the green jay and altamira oriole were two of the prettiest birds (maybe with the exception of the painted bunting) we have seen in the states. also saw the crested caracara and the alpomado falcon and the chachalaca (what fun).
the birding and nature center here on the island was wonderful as well. we saw a short movie about the center, saw ...
... shrimp fajita plate I have ever had
complete with his home made flour and corn tortillas. Man, this is possibly the
best Mexican restaurant in the valley, if not anywhere. Juan was telling us
that it has only been since Pete and I dropped in last year and then brought
some others, and then our big party that we had which was followed up by Snow
to Sun RV park hearing about it and also having a party, that he has had
gringos come to his restaurant, and ...
... in the winter.
Along the way in Alamo, actually on S. Alamo Rd. just
minutes off of the freeway, is
The Original Willie’s Bar-B-Q that (according to Texas
monthly) is one of the 50 best BBQ joints in the world. Family owned and
operated since 1994. There claim to fame though, as far as I am concerned and I
have only been here the one time has to be their baked potato. Now I am talking
a huge russet potato, baked to perfection ...
... that we needed to move our motorhomes as soon as the show was over because we were expecting rain and we already had a lot of mud to contend with. John and I wrestled with his props to get them in the prop truck (Johnny was an IMMENSE help too) – we had figured out how to make his props fit in Hugo, but now that we were on the road, there were more things that needed to fit in there also. We were running later than I wanted to move our home which is ...