Since 1901, Texans have called the bluebonnet their official state flower. And “Texas, Our Texas” became the state song in 1929. And its fitting they both coincide with each other because of a magical springtime event brightens up the knolls and countryside of Texas Hill Country.
Sometimes, when we’re couped up in a 350 square foot RV, one of us may need a little solo saddle time on the Harley to clear our heads and do a little soul searching. One weekday in February 2016 dictated one of those days. I went on this one by myself.
In early February 2016, we planned a day trip to visit the Natural Bridge Caverns, located between San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas. It wasn’t a terribly long ride as it was only about an hour away from where we were parked. We decided a weekday was best to avoid weekend crowds. Or, so we thought…
What do you get when we add together a beautiful day, a motorcycle ride, and a seafood festival as your destination? Well, we got two smiling faces and full bellies! That describes our motorcycle day trip from Castroville to Matagorda, Texas! What a great memory!
If you’ve been following our blog may have noticed that we love America’s small towns. While the big cities boast so many cool and cultural attractions to do and see, the allure of Small Town America is what draws us.
Since 2014,, we’ve enjoyed our stays in small towns across the country like Taylorsville KY, Gering, NE, Lucas and Wilson, KS, Deer Lodge, MT as well as Penrose in Colorado. But one stands out; a quaint yet growing town just outside of San Antonio, Castroville, Texas.