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Texas final thoughts

By | January 15th, 2016|travel, USA|

My Texas posts seems like they never end, even if I am down in Mexico already. I have been in lots of places there and either I travel either I blog, seems to be not [...]

Laredo

By | January 14th, 2016|travel, USA|

“Now watch out there, it’s dangerous” said the guy sitting on the flat bed of his truck sipping cheap booze right out of the bottle. It was about 11:30 am on a cloudy chilly day [...]

Alice

By | January 11th, 2016|travel, USA|

The drive from Corpus Christi to Laredo, TX was not boring at all. I had three stops in Alice, San Diego and Freer, all three appealing to my lenses. Lots of character buildings in these [...]

Corpus Christi

By | January 10th, 2016|travel, USA|

Corpus Christi is part of the ‘couldn’t connect with’ places on my trips. Although I’m trying do my best to find something interesting everywhere I go, in Corpus I was just blah. Sometimes s like [...]

San Antonio

By | January 8th, 2016|travel, USA|

The biggest thing about San Antonio seems to be the river walk. It gives a nice and special character to the downtown area and keeps the shutter going. I found it relaxing to walk along [...]

Comfort

By | January 7th, 2016|travel, USA|

Side trip from Blanco took me to Boerne, Bandera and Comfort, TX. Comfort seemed a nice little chill town with a well kept historic main street, the usual bars-shops-antigues-restaurants set up. Sent off a bit [...]

Fredericksburg

By | January 5th, 2016|travel, USA|

Chasing German heritage in Fredericksburg went down somewhat blah as I was hoping to pick up some good German bakery products and maybe some bratwurst. None of the above has materialized as the only bakery/eatery [...]

Taylor, TX

By | January 2nd, 2016|travel, USA|

From Elgin drove to Taylor, TX. It was like stepping back somewhere in the 60's, 70's. Taylor has seen better days, the boom was quite a while ago here. I noticed that in several Texas [...]

Gruene

By | January 1st, 2016|USA|

I never had a problem finding a parking spot in Texas, not even downtown of any of the Big 5 cities, within minutes. But in Gruene on New Years Day it was a zoo. I [...]

Austin

By | December 31st, 2015|USA|

From all the big cities in Texas I felt the most comfortable in Austin, there was some kind of similarity with Calgary. First of all Austin made me feel bad as everybody seemed like jogging [...]