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A visit to San Antonio
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Jan 10, 2017 21:46:49   #
tbell7D (a regular here)
 
Between Christmas and New Year's Day we treated some out of town guests to a 1-day visit to San Antonio. With the driving time of 3 hours each way and spending about 8 hours there, it was a long day. But it was also an enjoyable day, and to top it off, I was able to capture some photos that I was pleased with. So here are but a few of the images that I was able to bring back from the Alamo City. Comments welcomed and I hope you enjoy.

PS: All photos hand held.
#1 The Emily Morgan Hotel, an S.A. landmark
#1  The Emily Morgan Hotel, an S.A. landmark...
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#2 The San Antonio River, known locally as the River Walk, a big tourist attraction
#2  The San Antonio River, known locally as the Ri...
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#3 One of several bridges over the river. The boats offer a 2.5 mile tour of the river.
#3  One of several bridges over the river.  The bo...
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#4 A Mexican themed restaurant, one of many restaurants along the river walk.
#4  A Mexican themed restaurant, one of many resta...
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#5 One of several outdoor gas burners along the River Walk. They helped warm the chilly air.
#5  One of several outdoor gas burners along the R...
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#6 Another bridge and some of the tour boats.
#6  Another bridge and some of the tour boats....
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#7 The entrance to a church.
#7  The entrance to a church....
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#8 The Bexar (BAYer) County courthouse
#8  The Bexar (BAYer) County courthouse...
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Jan 10, 2017 21:53:24   #
bnewmk (a regular here)
 
Nice shots.
Jan 10, 2017 21:57:37   #
rlaugh (a regular here)
 
Great shots!
Jan 10, 2017 21:59:21   #
mas24 (a regular here)
 
Loved all 8 photos, especially the Hotel. A unique building I must say. I also noticed the Lone Star Flag atop the Hotel.
Jan 10, 2017 21:59:31   #
SportQue
 
Loved the river shots. Good job
Jan 10, 2017 22:11:34   #
chase4 (a regular here)
 
Great shots, we love SA and have some dear friends there. chase
 
Jan 10, 2017 23:15:53   #
tbell7D (a regular here)
 
bnewmk wrote:
Nice shots.


Thank you very much for taking a look and commenting.
Jan 10, 2017 23:32:06   #
tbell7D (a regular here)
 
rlaugh wrote:
Great shots!


Thank you kindly Bob.
Jan 10, 2017 23:34:03   #
tbell7D (a regular here)
 
mas24 wrote:
Loved all 8 photos, especially the Hotel. A unique building I must say. I also noticed the Lone Star Flag atop the Hotel.


Thank you very much for looking in and commenting. Glad you enjoyed the series, and yes, that flag is very noticeable anywhere you go in TX.
Jan 10, 2017 23:35:17   #
tbell7D (a regular here)
 
SportQue wrote:
Loved the river shots. Good job


Thank you very much for taking a look SportQue. Glad you enjoyed.
Jan 10, 2017 23:37:26   #
tbell7D (a regular here)
 
chase4 wrote:
Great shots, we love SA and have some dear friends there. chase


Thank you so much Chase for looking in and commenting. Houston is a much bigger city, but San Antonio is much more tourist friendly and pedestrian friendly.
 
Jan 11, 2017 04:13:22   #
Leicaflex (a regular here)
 
A good series of interesting and varied photographs.
Well taken.
Thank you for posting.
Jan 11, 2017 05:59:36   #
WorldTraveler
 
I grew up there, miss it a lot. Wife and i do some of the same tour when we get down there.

Clint
Jan 11, 2017 06:09:31   #
Irvingite Charles (a regular here)
 
Jan 11, 2017 06:20:40   #
Sendai5355
 
The River Walk at night during the Christmas season is fabulous. Enjoyed your shots.
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