begins early on Saturday morning (July 7, 2001). The goal is San Antonio,
Texas, which is approximately 1,160 flying miles to the east (1,371 miles if you
drove). I now realize how big Texas real is!
We finally made it
to San Antonio, Texas!
||This is the
"Menger Hotel", which is located on the same square where the
"Alamo" is found.
The hotel was beautiful
It was also the location
where Teddy Roosevelt picked the men which were part of the "Rough
Riders", which went to Cuba.
||This is part of
the infamous "River Walk", which is located in downtown San
It is miles long and
meanders throughout San Antonio's downtown area.
||Sandy and the
||We rented a car
and drove around the San Antonio area.
We ran into this glider
line the "River Walk".
|You can get a
boat ride on the river.
Or have dinner on the
boats, as you tour the channels of San Antonio.
|We would leave
our Cardinal at the airport, and come back to find her rubbing shoulders
with the upper class.
We couldn't leave her
anywhere without this occurring.
view of Downtown San Antonio
tower on the left is "The Tower of the America's"
||We have our
first problem with the airplane.
Ended up being a faulty
flap extension switch.
Fixed and ready to
head for the gulf coast of Mexico!
button to continue the trip