S: Texas Road Trip
BC: Just can't wait to get on the road again...
FC: Texas Road Trip | April 2013
1: San Francisco Flagstaff Santa Fe Austin San Antonio Fredericksberg Las Cruces Tucson La Jolla Carlsbad
2: En route to Flagstaff, Arizona Colorado River
3: Sunset in Flagstaff, AZ
4: ...Well, I'm a standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona and such a fine sight to see... It's a girl, my Lord, in a flatbed Ford slowin' down to take a look at me...
5: THE MOUNTAIN TEMPLE, WAT ARAT | November 8 | Santa Fe, New Mexico
6: The El Dorado Hotel Santa Fe Mountain view from our room
7: Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi Easter Sunday
8: Saint Francis of Assisi, Patron Saint of Animals Molly greeting Church goers on Easter Sunday
9: Santa Fe Plaza
11: Santa Fe Plaza
12: When the Loretto Chapel was completed in 1878 there was no way access the loft, so the Sisters of the Chapel prayed to St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters. On the ninth and final day of prayer, a man appeared at the Chapel with a donkey and a toolbox looking for work.
13: Months later, the circular staircase was completed, and the carpenter disappeared without pay or thanks. After searching for the man (an ad even ran in the newspaper) and finding no trace of him, some concluded that he was St. Joseph himself, having come in answer to the sisters' prayers.
15: The Hotel St. Francis is the oldest hotel in Santa Fe. Its design is inspired by Franciscan Missionaries, and is on the National Register of Historic places.
16: Bandelier National Monument Santa Fe, New Mexico
17: The Ancestral Pueblo people lived here from approximately 1150 to 1550 AD
18: The High Road to Taos, New Mexico
19: Taos Ski Area Taos Plaza
21: Four Seasons Rancho Encantado Resort Santa Fe
23: Pecos National Historic Park outside of Santa Fe - a Spanish mission built in the early 17th century. The site was abandoned in 1838, after the Pecos population suffered from marauding Comanches.
25: The Driskill Hotel, built by successful cattle baron, Jesse Driskill, in 1886, is the oldest operating hotel in Austin, Texas.
26: The Texas State Capitol Austin
27: Visiting the kid in Austin
28: The Mokara Hotel and Spa on the Riverwalk San Antonio
32: The Alamo San Antonio
33: Carriage ride through the historic King William District San Antonio
34: Enchanted Rock Fredericksberg, Texas
35: Becker Vineyards Fredericksberg
37: Settler's Crossing B&B Fredericksberg, Texas
39: Bluebonnets Texas Hill Country Willow City Loop
40: Fredericksberg, Texas
41: Next stop: Las Cruces, New Mexico
43: Doors of Las Cruces
46: White Sands National Monument Las Cruces, New Mexico
47: Loew's Ventana Canyon Resort Tucson, Arizona
48: Tombstone, Arizona
49: Doors of Tucson, Arizona
51: Mission San Xavier del Bac, built in 1783 Tucson, Arizona
53: Sabino Canyon Tucson, Arizona
54: San Diego County California
55: Scripps Inn, La Jolla, CA
57: La Jolla, CA
59: The Flower Fields Carlsbad, CA
61: The Ocean Palms Beach Resort Lunch at Vigilucci's Carlsbad, CA