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We never expected Texas to be cold; well you don't do you when you see how far south it is. Even its northern border is about the same latitude as north Africa and then it stretches over 500 miles south beyond that to the Gulf of Mexico, or more or less the same as the Sahara! Then to top it all yesterday when we left Austin we did so in fog for …
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum, Waco, Texas. Well, it's not the Texas Ranger Baseball Hall of Fame, but that of the famous crime-fighting Texas law enforcers. The Texas Rangers have been representing the highest ideals of Texas and America since 1823. They are separate from police, highway patrol & sheriff departments; more like the "local FBI". It might be noted that one of their most famous cases was ...
Our Hill Country weekend began Thursday night at the Baylor / Oklahoma football game at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco. Our Bears broke open a close game late in the first half and ran away with a convincing 41-12 win over the Sooners in front of a sold out crowd and nationally televised audience.
Our fellow travelers for the weekend, Barry and Sylvia from Magnolia, were seeing parts of Texas for the first time. Sylvia was attending her first college football game
... to get close to Dallas so I took 19 south. Nice two lane road but the speed limit was still 75mph. Needless to say I was pulling over like crazy to let folks get by.
Well we're in Waco Texas now just 1 1/2 hours from Austin and drive through Temple, where The Gourds are playing to get to Austin.
I get to sleep in tomorrow, have something to eat and aim to get to Austin around 9:30. I heard it is really going to be summer tomorrow in Austin.
Had a busy and memorable week in Waco, Texas.
Met some great people including Mark (RV Park owner) who gave us some great gifts, Brody our neighbour who also gave us some gifts, and another neighbour Curtis who was very helpful and gave us some homemade Peanut Toffee (to die for).
We spent most evenings chatting with Brody, who is a very interesting person. Brody served with the Marines overseas. He has an injury ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed