San Antonio, Texas – Day 2

December 12, 2012

Mary remains at home in California tending to medical and personal business issues. She has made her airline reservations to join me at Harlingen, Texas on January 3, 2013.

The motorhome is parked at the Fraternal Order of Eagles #70 about 15 miles from downtown. I expect to depart here Friday morning. I was last in San Antonio in 1979. It is located at 513 feet of elevation and has a population of 1,144,646. To read more about San Antonio you need to click this link…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Antonio

One of the things that makes San Antonio a unique city is The Alamo. If you do not know the history about this famous place, you can find out by clicking these two links…
http://thealamo.org/battle/battle.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Alamo

A couple of days cold front is moving through the area. Yesterday was only 54 degrees. It was 28 degrees when I awoke at 5:00 AM this morning. The high for today is forecasted at 60 degrees.

Yesterday morning I braved a 49 degree temperature to revisit The Alamo. Photography is not allowed in the Church and the Long Barracks, the only two remaining structures from the March 6, 1836 battle during which Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie among others died…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

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Enjoying historical sites is another joy of the full-time RVing lifestyle!

The red dot on the below map shows my approximate location in the State of Texas. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

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http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2012
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5 Responses to “San Antonio, Texas – Day 2”

  1. The Alamo is interesting to see, but please don’t miss the River Walk, it’s a lovely place to spend some time.
    Elaine in BC Canada

    • ramblinmanjimj said

      Hi Elaine,
      I went to the River Walk the same day as The Alamo. You’ll see the photos in tomorrow’s Blog. Hope you like them. Jim

  2. Randy said

    As usual Jim—great shots—enjoyed mucho

  3. hinoki said

    That tree!……..open mouth wonderment here!…….thanks,jeff

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