We drive Highway 90 (alongside I-10). We stop near Wiemar, TX, to see the wildflowers. These are Texas Paintbrush.
... more Texas Paintbrush flowers
And, of course, the Hill Country's famed Bluebonnets.
Texas Paintbrush closeup
A field of Texas Paintbrush
That evening in San Antonio, carriage rides beside the Alamo.
The Emily Morgan Hotel in downtown San Antonio
The Emily Morgan Hotel tower
A ribald painting in one of the Menger Hotel public spaces
Stained glass in the ceiling of a historic lobby
The old Menger Lobby
Another Menger painting
The Hotel sells very ornate lead soldiers. Here is a lead soldier diorama of the battle of the Alamo.
Painting of Celeste Willis Snyder, daughter of a wealthy Galveston merchant.
The entryway to the Alamo
Panorama of the Alamo inner courtyard
The Alamo Cenotaph, seen from the Alamo
Another view of the Alamo Cenotaph
Wide view of the Alamo
Larry Manteufel giving out the raffle prize
... the prize is a free night in the Menger Hotel.
Alamo carriages late in the afternoon
Our hotel room has lovely artificial flowers.
Just east of Engle, TX, we find a field of Gazelles.
Such lovely creatures. What are they doing here?