San Antonio & Austin, Texas

Thursday, November 9, 2017 We arrived in San Antonio and went to Mi Tierra Cafe & Bakery in the center of downtown for dinner. It was like Christmas in Mexico. Lights and decorations everywhere making the place very festive. Mariachi bands playing tunes in the bar and in two other parts of this large establishment. The food…

Big Bend National Park

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 The day was spent driving to our hotel in Alpine, Texas where we rested. When we reached the hotel I put my visor up and saw that there was an 8″ crack in the windshield. Damn. Before heading out to dinner I called USAA Insurance and arranged to have the windshield…

Carlsbad Caverns National Park & Roswell NM

Monday, November 6, 2017 Another good breakfast, using up the last of our eggs and cheese. Yum! We drove to Carlsbad Caverns National Park and opted for the self-guided tour, starting at the mouth of the cave and hiking down 80 stories to the Big Room, then hiking/walking that area. In all, we walked 2.5…