Category Archives: Bicycle

Padre Island

Once 13 million acres of grassland across Texas and Louisiana. Now only 2 % of the grasslands remain. Lost through development and over grazing.

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San Antonio Texas

The first mission along the San Antonio River was constructed by a Franciscan missionary and began in 1690.  This was the first of 5 missions along the river. The purpose was to convert the savage barbarians to the Catholic Faith … Continue reading

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Bicycle Riding in the City

San Antonio is so nice to go bike riding along the bicycle paths and see so much beauty and no trash. My town, Colorado Springs, has lots of trash and homeless camps everywhere. San Antonio was such a delight. Eat … Continue reading

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ROCKPORT

Which Rockport you ask as there are 23 in the U S. The one in Texas . Life is slow here. People talk and people wave. Burger place, Whata burger, serves you, talks to you, asks if they can help … Continue reading

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South Padre Island

The is the longest barrier island in the world. Over 500 species of migratory birds visit here and the Rio Grand Valley twice a year. 

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LISTOWEL

On the river Feale Horseshoe bend gives way To a track for racing A market town Castle for sighting Easy town of crossroads With green rolling hills The birds crow Of big arch bridge That crosses the Feale St. Mary’s … Continue reading

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Listowel County Kerry Ireland

A fine town of 4000, a market town. It sits in the southwest of the Republic, south of the Shannon Estuary. Just north of Tralee. And northeast of Dingle. The land is green. The folks will chat and share their … Continue reading

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