We have been taking a vacation from the vacation. Our entire winter has been enjoyable seeing so many sights and experiencing new things almost everyday since we left Michigan in October. We never had given any thought to the possibility of spending three days in a nice hotel with all of the bells and whistles.
A friend and his family could not make the flight to San Antonio after prepaying the hotel (which also was not refundable). Heck, we decided rather than make daytrips into San Antonio, we would just pack ourselves up and use this time as a break in the action ourselves. I am glad we did because it has probably been much easier on the both of us having a place to rest during the day.
The weather wasn’t very kind with quite cool temperatures and sometimes heavy rain but none the less we still had a good time touring the Alamo. The pictures didn’t turn out very well unfortunately due to the weather, but maybe just the fact there is no snow in them and some flowers are in bloom, you may enjoy them anyhow..
I was able to get a quick snap of the Alamo in between downpours…
The patina of the limestone in many of the buildings in downtown San Antonio is just beautiful. It is art to me !
The giant Oak trees and the cactus gardens on the grounds are artwork in themselves as well.
By the time we walked along the River walk, it was pouring and we were getting tired. Bob had not only walked over a mile but he was determined to go up and down steps rather than use the elevators down to the River.
Large Mosaic depicting San Antonio history.
We could have enjoyed a ride but somehow it would not have been the same…..
another great day in retirement!!!!
afterthought: We found that if folks are coming to San Antonio, rather than paying for expensive parking, day passes on public transportation can be purchased for 3.75/day. In our case, being that Bob is disabled, the handicap hanger qualified us for free parking in the City Lots.