Travel Blogs from Brownsville
... beautiful vistas and a bonus fire ant bite in the parking lot at the end!
After our hike we had a quick shower (not together) and then headed out to dinner at Gueros, a local Mexican joint on Congress Avenue. Texas shares more than 50% of its southern border with Mexico, so it comes as no surprise that they have excellent Mexican food throughout the state! We had a fantastic meal including two whole servings of queso (cholesterol, anyone?) and chips with guacamole and ...
... and watch the birds and did we ever. we saw so many incrediable hummingbirds, orchard orioles, blue winged warblers, hooded warblers, summer tanagers, lots and lots of warblers that we could not identify. we feel so lucky to have seen these beautiful birds, needless to say, we went back there a few times and now, we are going to buy a better camera and a better binoculars!!!!
on the sunny day we took ...
... the way I wanted it. Now, I misunderstood the cost of the
pedicure, confusing it with the hair cut. Or maybe it was the margarita that I
took into the pedicure place with me to dull the pain of her digging in my
toenails and cutting out the in grown. Anyways, when she was finished I gave
her $5.00 for the pedicure and $2.00 for a tip and walked out the door. I then
continued out the door and down the street when I was accosted by the manager,
... Actually the baked potato
I shared with Angie would have been plenty for a lunch of $6.99, but the shrimp
made it $12.50 for 2. A damn good deal and we were stuffed. Next time stick to
Tuesday a bunch of us from the park went out to the
Riverside Club on the Rio Grande River, just east of Reynosa Mx. This is also a
wonderful looking bar and grill that is famous for its Schnitzel dinner served
on Saturday along with an ...
... of the lot. I felt pretty sheepish when Danny asked if Oscar had told me to back up and I had to admit that I had completely forgotten he did. *********** learned.
By 1:30am, we were parked and ready for sleep…alarm was set for 5:30am for our 20 mile jump to Port Isabel, Texas. But we had nothing to complain about because the tent crew was working until almost 4am. Tough end to our Brownsville stand, but I’m glad we had a few outstanding days ...