Japanese Tea Garden – San Antonio, Texas

Japanese Tea Garden 1Last year, Gene and I spent Christmas and New Years in San Antonio, Texas. One day after spending a few hours at the  Alamo and River Walk, we decided to check out the Japanese Tea Garden. The Japanese Tea Gardens also knowns as Sunken Gardens is located on the northwestern edge of Brackenridge Park and was originally a limestone rock quarry. Years later, in 1880,  it was a cement company called the Alamo Cement Company for over 26 years. Continue reading “Japanese Tea Garden – San Antonio, Texas”

The Alamo – Home of the Battle and the Texas Revolution

Alamo - FrontOn a road trip to Texas in November of 2010, we spent a few days in the San Antonio area and had a blast.  We enjoyed spending some time at the River Walk as well as our tour of The Alamo.  I heard it was small, but I was quite surprised at how small it really was when seeing it for the first time.  It’s amazing that this is where the Spanish colonization first took hold, Mexico armed its independence and even the Confederacy stood its ground. Continue reading “The Alamo – Home of the Battle and the Texas Revolution”

The River Walk – A Must See Attraction in San Antonio, Texas

River Walk 4Have you ever been to the River Walk in San Antonio? I had heard of this place for many years but had never been to that part of Texas. Finally we made it to the San Antonio area in November of 2010, and it was on the top of our to-do list. I will share our visit in a minute, but for those who haven’t been, or don’t know much about the River Walk, here is a little bit of history and information.  Continue reading “The River Walk – A Must See Attraction in San Antonio, Texas”

The Pearl Brewery Farmers Market in San Antonio, Texas

Pearl Brewery - Sign 1While enjoying the Riverwalk in San Antonio in February of 2018, we heard about a Farmers Market and decided to check it out. It was called the Pearl Brewery Farmers Market and was different than some of the other ones, but truly interesting. I also remember all the cute dogs and kids running around. It made me really miss our puppies and wished that they were with us. However, it was fun petting many of them. Continue reading “The Pearl Brewery Farmers Market in San Antonio, Texas”

McNutt Sculpture Garden and Outdoor Sculptures – San Antonio, Texas

McNutt Sculpture Garden-SignWe spent President’s Day weekend 2018 in San Antonio, Texas and had a great time. We stayed at a place off the new part of the Riverwalk which was nice and less busy.  Luckily it was still close to everything we wanted to see and do. While walking around we ended up at the Briscoe Western Art Museum. We enjoyed strolling through their amazing bronze sculptures in the McNutt Sculpture Garden. Continue reading “McNutt Sculpture Garden and Outdoor Sculptures – San Antonio, Texas”

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