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Monday, December 2, 2013

road trip… day 5

August 7th….

Drive from San Antonio to Dallas/ Fort Worth….

A day of good eats….

…. stopping at a hipster burger place in Austin. Very yum.

(I was a complete stress case about taking our trailer into a tight urban area and we won’t even talk about the mild panic attacks I was having about parking our monster…. but thankfully I am married to a very calm and collected man and also I WAS NOT DRIVING. So in the end it ended up being a very fun day with great stops…. and the lesson taught and that I am still learning………….. CHILL! )

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Driving our big mama of a trailer through downtown Austin…

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Stopping for a treat and a little breather at Collin Street Bakery in Waco Texas….

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…. pleased customers…

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… such a pretty place…

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…. cookie excitement….

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….. taking a look around the bakery…. historically famous for it’s fruit cakes, we learned.

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And then we arrived at one of the most beautiful campsites we have ever seen. 

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Ended the day watching the sunset from the comfort of our little towable house, eating pizza and then lights out.

Tomorrow…. Dallas/ Fort Worth fun! 

road trip… day 4

August 6th….

We woke up rested and ready for a day exploring San Antonio. We realized pretty quickly that we were in for a crash course on how hot and humid Texas can be. Wowza!

Heat and all, we still had an incredible day in San Antonio and it was especially nice to have a whole day to not have to be in the car for hours on end. We really enjoyed getting to stretch our legs.

Enjoying the playground at our RV “resort”…

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And then a little drive to see THE Alamo.

Not exactly what I was envisioning, but still very cool.  Also it is always sobering to walk into a place where a battle was fought and lives were lost.

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…. the gardens…

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At the well…

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Walking through the rest of San Antonio…

stopping by the wax museum entrance for this picture….

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And then a little Texas BBQ lunch on the River Walk.

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After lunch we took a boat tour of the river…. fun hearing interesting facts about the area, architecture and history of San Antonio.

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After our tour we decided that we all were pretty beat and the days of driving prior to this day were catching up with us, so we went back to our “camp” (it was nothing like a campground) and swam, took naps, the girls painted finger nails and we ordered Pei Wei to-go for dinner.  Resting up for another day of adventures to come!