Lazy F Ranch
Travel Blogs from Smiley
Again, we were up at Jack Sparrow's crack. The usual 04:30 alarm went off and after a shower, packing and a nose bag, we all set off at 05:40 for the Posse Up area. We arrived at 05:55 and were the first bikes there for group B-Bravo. After organising the bikes in to the right columns and doing all three now-standard briefs we were ready for the off by 08:00.
A relatively uneventful first leg of 87 miles took us to a fuel stop at a Loves ...
... in what became known as the Battle of Gonzales.
Each May they hold the Texas Junior High State Final Rodeo, so we purchased 2 tickets to see what it was like. The kids were very good as you can see from the short video I produced. Click on it to see what young Texas girls and boys do for fun! We also went shopping for horse supplies and took a driving tour of the town. One highlight was the old jail for hanging.
... about, but I did find out the the city has a famous actor Michael Dorn who is best known for his role as the Klingon Worf from the Star Trek franchise. He was born here
We took a ride east and north yesterday to stock up again on essentials. We started out by stopping by at Seguin RVs to check our a few larger Class A motorhomes. The salesman, John, gave us an excellent lesson in what to look for. He's been in the business for some 35 years and had much to teach us. We sat in a 2005 Newmar forty footer and learned. These coaches are built by the Amish in Indiana, and are of the highest quality. ...
Our trip today included about sixty miles of two lane roads through some beautiful, treed, agricultural land. The corn is up and should easily be knee-high by the fourth of May. Seriously... It's showing from two inches up to half a foot already! There must be thousands of acres of it. From the number of silos in the area, I'm assuming that it's for animal fodder. We then got back onto Interstate 10 for the rest of the trip.
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting