Tagged with Travel and Tourism

Arizona – Sedona (May 2013)

Arizona – Sedona (May 2013)

And finally I’ve got round to writing about the last part of our trip to Arizona back in May 2013… We drove from the Grand Canyon knowing we only had a couple of days of holiday left.  We were already talking about what adventures and things we’d like to see on our next holiday.  The … Continue reading

An Autumn (Fall) weekend near Austin

An Autumn (Fall) weekend near Austin

So, Autumn (or Fall) has finally come to Houston. The mornings are cooler at around 12c and the air has lost its humidity at last. It’s not exactly chilly by UK standards for Autumn but Houstonians seem to have coats and even gloves on in the mornings now. The days do warm up (to about … Continue reading

Brazos Bend State Park

Brazos Bend State Park

Last weekend (it’s been a busy birthday week here, since the delay!) we headed out to Brazos Bend State Park, about 40 minutes South of us here in Houston.  The park is 5000 acres of lakes, oak woods and lots of wildlife. We headed for the nature discovery centre first and where there are exhibits … Continue reading

I love my Mum…

…because she’s great! One the last day of Mum’s holiday with us in Houston, she was an absolute star.  Mum cooked a roast dinner for us all, helped clean the house from top to bottom, changed the bedding, entertained the girls so my Lovely Husband and I could do some work and did the last … Continue reading

Old Town Spring, Texas

Old Town Spring, Texas

We took Mum to a little town just North of Houston this week, Old Town Spring.  It has many wooden buildings which are over a century old and is built in style of an 1800s settler town.  It’s a nice change from ever so modern Houston. We had a lovely, but very hot, afternoon wandering … Continue reading