Saving Wildlife: From Houston to the Pantanal
With the help of Peter Riger from the Houston Zoo and a Brazilian man who had been sent to pick us up, the airline assured Andy his bag would come on the very next flight. Friday, Sept. 27, 2019Its 10 p.m. in Houston and I'm starting to write from the plane sitting at Bush Intercontinental Airport. The plane just lifted off and we're officially on our way to the Pantanal in Brazil. We're in good company with two members of the Houston Zoo team. Once on the ground in Brazil, well meet with people who are working every day to save wildlife in the region and whose efforts are supported by the Houston Zoo.
One-tank trips: 5 ways to enjoy your next trip to Waco
It also attracts lots of “Fixer Upper” fans who are looking for a close getaway or lunch pit stop. Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise InstituteDr. Pepper originated in Waco and serves as the oldest major soft drink in America. The museum celebrates this in the birthplace of Dr Pepper and allows visitors to view the historic Dr. Pepper collection along with showing Dr. Pepper science demonstrations at the liquid laboratory. Fixer Upper' tours“Fixer Upper” and “Fixer Upper: Behind the Design” are popular HGTV shows where Waco natives Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines give client homes complete makeovers. Waco allows a handful of “Fixer Upper” fan tours that will take guests through the rich history of Waco and its sights, along with pointing out some notable “Fixer Upper” spots along the way.