Monthly Archives: August 2018

August 24, 2018

Bats in the Belfry—or Not

Who knew? I got to go on a FAM! A what?   Last evening, thanks to the lovely and cheerful @VickyClakley, I was invited to join five members of the #ProfessionalTourGuideAssociationofHouston #PTGAH (how does one pronounce that?) to visit the Waugh Bridge Bat Colony in downtown Houston for a FAM tour. That, it seems, now […]

August 22, 2018

Mexican Independence

Mexican Independence and what does that have to do with The Spanish Missions tour? It occurred to me, after sharing the wonderful #BattleofMedina symposium with the many friends from #AtascosaCounty, that #MexicanIndependence day was probably not celebrated in San Antonio until long after 1821. In particular, those who might be tempted to celebrate September 16th […]

August 15, 2018

Best Spanish Missions tour in Texas! I guarantee it!

Now is your chance to be part of San Antonio’s 300-year-old history. Even if you have seen the missions before, this year is a unique opportunity to learn more than you ever thought possible on our Spanish Missions tour. Check out our new web site This is the 300th anniversary of the founding of […]