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Day 9 – Galveston to New Iberia – Ferries, Bridges and Bugs

Sunday 9 November: A lie in constitutes breakfast at 7:30 – luxury! The breakfast at the hotel was basic but acceptable and we were kickstands up at 8:30 to start the day’s adventure. Once again the weather was warm and … Continue reading

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Day 8 – San Antonio to Galveston – Goliad Market, Buildings on Stilts and an Unexpected Bike Rally

Saturday 8 November: An early start: we met for breakfast at 6:30, only to find they don’t start serving until 7 at the weekend. Keen to get going we headed off without waiting and got breakfast at an H-E-B supermarket … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Del Rio to San Antonio – Unidentified Fiery Orb in the Sky, Pecan Pie, The Alamo and Meeting Friends from Home

Friday 7 November: It’s not raining! We again agreed to an 0800 start and again set off on Route 90; the main difference being we weren’t getting wet. The forecast suggested 50% chance of rain in Del Rio and 10% … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Alpine to Del Rio: Discovering I Don’t Care About the Rain, Bridges and Mall Dining.

Thursday 6 November: “Well”, said Sharon looking out of the hotel window, “the rain is coming straight down, so at least it’s not that windy.” That’s what passes for good news around here at the moment! Of course we were … Continue reading

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Day 5 – El Paso to Big Bend: Cold, Wet Texas, Good Diners and a Change of Plans

Wednesday 5 November: So it turns out that Texas is mostly cold and wet; I wasn’t expecting that. Things didn’t start out too badly. It was a little overcast when we left the hotel, but not too bad. We took … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Tombstone to El Paso: Breakfast Jazz, Geronimo and Harley Overload

Tuesday 4 November: Once again we are up at silly o’clock in the morning, and today it is cold: there is frost on the bike saddles, not what I was expecting in Arizona! Breakfast at the Trail Riders was basic, … Continue reading

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