• Day43

    Mission Mania [San Antonio]

    February 4, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 21 °C

    In California the 20 Spanish missions were each spaced one day's ride apart up half the length of the territory. In Texas the Comanche were such a constant threat that they crammed six of them into a day's ride apart end to end. Also notably different is the architecture. There is an obvious Moorish flavor to the San Antonio missions; arched doorways and candy canes striped arches like Cordoba Spanish Mosque. We're saving the Alamo for a later visit when we won't have the trailer to drag through congested city streets.

    On to Austin and a visit with Robyn and Doug. And Bruce.
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