Saturday, March 26, 2016

Miles and Miles of Texas

Since we had another day like yesterday (with a few more clouds) we actually got ourselves out of the house and practiced pickleball for an hour or so.  After lunch we hopped the bike for a tour around the area.  We started in the historic down town area of Columbus.  Once again we crossed the Colorado River.  

I included this because Duane remarked that between this bridge and the one in La Grange, there is no other way to cross this river except by boat or foot.

Columbus isn't to be outdone by La Grange when it comes to courthouses.

This sign and the next are the ones above.  Fee free to learn your Texas history by reading all of the signs. 
 Click on any picture to make them bigger.

 We cruised around the courthouse square reading and taking pix.

This is the building on the right above.  You can see from one into the other.

Across the street

(Courthouse on right)

Some of the old down town buildings

These next two buildings were a couple of blocks away

 In case you are wondering where the title of this blogs comes in, we left Columbus and rode about 30 miles in a circle north, then west, then south back to the rv park (which is about 5 miles from Columbus).  We saw spring everywhere--green grass, green trees, flowers.  The best were the smells--honeysuckle, and freshly cut grass.

These next three pix are just reminders of where we are.  Can you name them?

Not a very tough quiz today:  The Texas State Flower, the Texas State Flag, the Texas State Varmint.

Hope you had as much fun as we did,

Louise and Duane

1 comment:

Paul and Marsha Weaver OCT. 17, 2009 said...

I love all those little towns. The old courthouses always make me think of how I would probably never have survived during that time. Beautiful little town.

I love the flag and flower...not so much the Varmint.

Happy Easter.