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TEXAS HILL COUNTRY

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San Antonio sits at the southern edge of Texas Hill Country so it was a short drive to access this unique area.  Hill Country is full of rolling hills as well as lakes and meandering rivers. The towns are all small, well preserved western towns with a Texas twist.  The towns of Fredericksburg, Gruene, Wimberley, and Luckenbach were some of our favorites.
     First, we were able to score a Corp of Engineers lakefront campsite on Canyon Lake.  The campground was overstuffed with deer and on my 5 mile walk along the local roads I spotted a couple of hundred deer.  In fact, after our departure, the campground was closed for a hunt.  The deer are so used to people, the hunt hardly seems fair.
     One of the best things about our visit was that Nancy was able to reconnect with Linda Dueker (formerly Linda Kyte), a neighbor growing up and her best childhood friend.  Linda and her husband, Taylor showed us the best time.  They took us to the famous Salt Lick BBQ in Dripping Springs the…