When we went out to dinner one night we saw these green parakeets swarm in the parking lot of a shopping area. We went back the next day to take some Pictures. There must have been thousands of them in the trees fountains, roofs of the surrounding building. What an amazing sight to see.
We visited the Farmers Market in McAllen,TX in hope for some fresh local produce but found a stand that sells the best Tamales we ever had. We got 6 with a spinach/mushroom and 6 with a Poblano/corn filling . She also sold cornbread..which was more like corn cake…also best cornbread I ever had Def have to […]
Used to be the McAllen Botanical Garden and must have been unattended for a few years. Its seems that just recently the town started to clean it up and reopened it as a anture center. The good thing is there are already established trails (that could use some better marking) and there are many wildflowers […]
I wish there would be a rating for Museums or a warning of sorts before paying the entrance fee. Not that this was a bad venue but it’s more something for families/ children than for 2 adults. The entrance fee of $7 should have been a hint. They had a nice exhibit including a special […]
Part of exploring a new area is not knowing what to expect… I saw an advertisement for the McAllen Tamale Fest in the paper and we decided to check it out. When we got there we saw it was a smaller kind of festival so we parked and walked over. The entire festival consisted of […]
Time is flying by, next week is Thanksgiving and christmas is not far behind. Andrea saw some info on how to get tickets for the McAllen christmas parade and all we had to do was buy certain groceries at H.E.B and bring the receipt to some place and get free tickets. The parade is on […]