I drank my
first “Hurricane” when I was in
hurricane” since then and nothing has even come close. It’s one of those things you just have to go
for. There are many such bonds between
food/drink and their city; Sourdough bread is never the same outside of
the same Salmon you buy in a grocery store in the lower 49 states. Here’s another one you can add to your list,
if you want an honest to goodness perfect Margarita to enjoy in the bright sun,
with just the perfect touch of lime and tequila balanced with orange liqueur,
you’ll have to go to
river-walk, excellent music, top notch Mexican Food, and of course, the perfect
received an email from a proud reader (thanks, Yvette!) who wanted me to
mention her great city and the timing is perfect. April is right around the corner and
Springtime is the perfect time to spend your leisurely hours outside in
to Dallas, Austin, and Houston to make it will worth your drive if you’re in
the area that time of year.
Dates: April 16-26
Closest Big Cities:
Star of the show: Battle of Flowers parade, second
in size only to the Tournament of Roses parade.
Events: parades, music in the park, the best
Mexican food in the
See the website for too many events to name
Music: Mariachi, Latino, Salsa
Pageantry: Kings and
and Princesses of all sorts
Duration: An “off the chart party” for 10
In 1891, a group of
thought they should honor the heroic Texans from the Alamo and from the Battle
of San Jacinto (a historic 18 minute battle in which
overwhelmingly defeated General Santa Anna and won its independence from
mock battle with flowers for ammunition? They pelt each other with flora until the
parade starts and a very grand parade it is… second only in size to the Tournament
of Roses parade in
it’s quite the spectacle to behold!
Texas is a
beautiful state; having everything from beaches to lush forrests, high cliffs
to great plains, and enormous networks of rivers, lakes, and caves.
arguably the prettiest city in
especially in the Spring.
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