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Remember the Alamo!

It’s amazing to see how the remains of the historic Alamo sit in downtown San Antonio, Texas. You know you’re walking over some mighty history there.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Between

San Antonio architecture

One aspect I love about San Antonio, Texas, is they don’t tear down their old buildings; instead, they reuse, or build on, such as with these two buildings. Oh, the stories that must exist between the old and the new. The imagination the architects had in combining the past and the present!

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The Little Details

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It’s the little details that make up the big picture; don’t you just love the way the bricks make a cross? And then the architectural details … this is why I loved San Antonio, Texas, so much!

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Macro Monday | 6-02-14

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San Antonio, Texas

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Buildings in Nature

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A nice balance of nature in downtown San Antonio, Texas. Love the ornate architectural details!

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Macro Monday | 5-19-14

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I don’t know what this is, but against the stark white wall, I was immediately drawn to the beauty of whatever it is! Taken at the Spanish Governor’s Palace in San Antonio, Texas.

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Abstract Architecture Art

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 Funk Facade

(Two images)  There’s art contained in every nook, carving, curve, and shape in this building’s ultimate funk facade, including the popping pink paint, and the sleek silver semi-iridescent tiles. This is one of San Antonio’s (Texas) many beautiful buildings.

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Wordless Wednesday | 4-16-14

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

La Antorcha de la Amistad

Spanish for “The Torch of Friendship”

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(Two images) La Antorcha de la Amistad (The Torch of Friendship) is a monumental abstract sculpture located in downtown, San Antonio, Texas. World-renowned Mexican sculptor, Sebastián was commissioned to create this sculpture by the Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos (Association of Mexican Business People). The monument was presented as a gift to the City of San Antonio from the Mexican government in 2002. The sculpture represents the cooperation and shared culture between Mexico and San Antonio. 

While my family was vacationing in San Antonio, we were able to see The Torch of Friendship sculpture twice – once in a boat ride down the San Antonio river, and the other time while walking downtown. It is quite monumental to say the least. El monumento es magnifico!

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Wish I Was Here

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My beloved San Antonio Riverwalk in the morning, before the swarm of visitors line its banks, hopefully they enjoyed it as much as we did! If the water looks green, it is, because the city dyes it for the St. Patrick’s Day river parade. It’s a natural non-toxic dye, which disappears in about a week. And the parade on the river? Wicked cool!