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 at Pioneer Flower Mill,  Guenther House. Great Food, Great Service.

Always let sleeping cats alone.

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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 in any way.

Protected bike lanes are here and lots of bike riders.

Coastal live oaks grow to 11 foot trunks with 89 foot crowns and over 1000 years old.

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Small Town America

In an RV camp there is still small town America. There is respect, people walking and talking to each other. This is close living but works.

Breeze Lake Campground has dinners, social hours, classes. People have time to be people.

Close to Padre Island is nice to, sand and surf.

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Sabal Palm Sanctuary

The last wild Sabal Palms, a native plant right along the border. Lots of birds.

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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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ROMA

ROMA was incorporated in 1765 after the church and school were built. Riverboats used to come here to unload at the wharf. Navigation stopped after the water level dropped 7 feet during to irrigation calls. It has fallen from a trade hub. There were 3 overland trade trails that converged at Roma.
 

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DESERT

The land is hot and hard. There are thorns everywhere.

There is also great mountain biking.

This is dark and open country, West Texas. Pickups are dusty and muddy here. This is truck xountry, pickups and 18 wheelers.

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