Travel Blogs from Austin, United States

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From a real ghost town to an almost ghost town, Austin, United States travel blog

From a real ghost town to an almost ghost town

A travel blog entry by k.f.ecclestone

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... the side of mountain, we were fairly sure that we were almost there as the mountain loomed ahead.  Somewhere I had read that Austin describes itself as a living ghost town; when you arrive (particularly in the dusk as we did), you can see why. ...

Mar 26, 2013, Austin, United States travel blog

Mar 26, 2013

A travel blog entry by txherrins

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Starting to like the pace down here......, Austin, United States travel blog

Starting to like the pace down here......

A travel blog entry by peposgreg

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... and went the other  way on Congress St. We walked a million miles out of our way but it was neat to see down town Austin. I blame Doug. We did end up eventually at the SRV statue. Very cool down by Lady Bird lake. There were at least 15 thousand dogs ...

The Capitol, Chinatown, and Shopping, Austin, United States travel blog

The Capitol, Chinatown, and Shopping

A travel blog entry by astre

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... it.  The dim sum meal totally stuffed me up and I needed a walk badly.  We walked around that supermarket and left Austin.  Our final stop on the trip is Round Rock Outlet.  We've been shopping so much that I thought we aren't gonna ...

Finall on the Road...all is good, Austin, United States travel blog

Finall on the Road...all is good

A travel blog entry by nancyanddave

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    We originally were to set sail earlier in June, but our apartment is not ready until later this month, and we were okay for the delay...what can you do?  The postponment was nice because we got go to the beach with ...

gabwithgaudets 17, Austin, United States travel blog

gabwithgaudets 17

A travel blog entry by gabwithgaudets

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Written 23 Mar 06 We have a new author. Rick is attempting to decipher Joyce's notes. Should be fun. Joyce last left you at the campground upon our arrival outside of Veracruz after having battled tropical winds to get there. The next morning dawned ...

Whistle While You Work, Austin, United States travel blog

Whistle While You Work

A travel blog entry by burtonll

... and return to poop again. So you are left with the choice of tolerating them, or perhaps, creating grackle art. A number of Austin artists have been inspired by the grackle; Consider the Grackle, an exhibit put together by Clayworks Studio/Gallery on E ...

Pre-trip preparation, Austin, United States travel blog

Pre-trip preparation

A travel blog entry by akneer

Oh boy, the last few days will be very hectic. I still have tons of things to do before the trip. House to clean, bills to pay and luggages to pack (for 3 people). This will be Lindsay's first trip to the Philippines and its going to be interesting. I ...

UT, Austin, United States travel blog

UT

A travel blog entry by rchene4

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At Ollivander's, Austin, United States travel blog

At Ollivander's

A travel blog entry by pkumar01

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No. I didn't get a letter from Hogwarts although that would have been cool. However, I did go to buy my first pair of cowboy boots and another for Shilpa. I walked into Allens Boots and my first reaction was Oh Crap ! There were rows after rows with ...

Austin, TX, Austin, United States travel blog

Austin, TX

A travel blog entry by jaredandjen

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... the Austin Lone Star Carefree RV Resort.  Jared went in to see if they had any sites and check about getting in to downtown Austin.  They did have sites available for the night and they gave him a map of a bus route that runs pretty close to ...

Republic of Texas and keepin' it weird, Austin, United States travel blog

Republic of Texas and keepin' it weird

A travel blog entry by mattncat

... we really wanted to do Houston was the Space Centre and I'd read even that was a bit of a let down). We arrived in Austin amongst an extraordinary number of motorcycles and soon found out that most of the motels were full (of bikers) and that any coupons ...

Bras - Where's my head????, Austin, United States travel blog

Bras - Where's my head????

A travel blog entry by hahansen

... Barton Creek Mall is much larger than I remember.  And far nicer.  And what's the deal with all the toll-roads in Austin?!?  I don't think I love this place as much as I used too... We went to explore the back-streets of Salado, TX - since ...

Austin, Texas!, Austin, United States travel blog

Austin, Texas!

A travel blog entry by caseys

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... 10 minutes in a cab). While I stayed there they had a great deal for $109, I knew I would be returning in February for the Austin Marathon and they have an even better deal for $99! It also comes with a power bar and water bottle in the morning (hey, ...

A few dobs in the park, Austin, United States travel blog

A few dobs in the park

A travel blog entry by c895868

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Ailien is back to work today after the Thanksgiving holiday break. Our plan today was to explore the Austin downtown a little then see Sam and Ailien for lunch. Awoke this morning to a magnificent day certainly the warmest day so far with forecast max of ...

Searching for an Austin Home, Austin, United States travel blog

Searching for an Austin Home

A travel blog entry by eidetic

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We are searching for a home in Austin. So we found out there was an open house for a number of homes on our priority list. We enjoyed walking through some of the nicest homes on the Colorado River in Austin (called Lake Austin). We also enjoyed eating at ...

The Home of the Armadillo, Wants You., Austin, United States travel blog

The Home of the Armadillo, Wants You.

A travel blog entry by hawkinsw

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... Pride, but Austin is not as weird as it once was, or, let's say there are other places that have surpassed Austin in being weird. Seattle, Portland certainly have an edge in people appearing to be celebrating Halloween almost everyday of the year. ...

Ma'am do you have any concealed weapons in there?, Austin, United States travel blog

Ma'am do you have any concealed weapons in there?

A travel blog entry by bobbette

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... still set out like an actual house, so I guess you could be eating your dinner in the bathroom? I suppose, after one afternoon in Austin, this didn't really surprise me. My conclusion is, It's a radical and creative city that is very alive and young.... I ...

Day 4 > Day trip to Austin, TX, Austin, United States travel blog

Day 4 > Day trip to Austin, TX

A travel blog entry by dreyes

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(to be ...

Day 12 - March 19th, Austin, United States travel blog

Day 12 - March 19th

A travel blog entry by intlstudies

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The final adventure on our way home... see ...

Fast Life in the Big City, Austin, United States travel blog

Fast Life in the Big City

A travel blog entry by elk_oil

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... and new pair of gloves, we left and decided to get something to eat. Kathy suggested this pizzeria called Rounders in downtown Austin.  I had their pizza once when my boss brought some in for us at work one day.  It's the best pizza ...

Presentation Day, Austin, United States travel blog

Presentation Day

A travel blog entry by vanessaau

The lunch they served (yes they served lunch) was awesome. Pork loin, chicken BBQ, potato salad, and the best mac and cheese EVER. I had two servings! We met some more of the grad students over lunch and then went out and got some sun before the panels ...

Mobile Update, Austin, United States travel blog

Mobile Update

A travel blog entry by gasparilla13

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Test ...

Gruene prounced Green, Austin, United States travel blog

Gruene prounced Green

A travel blog entry by toribreithaupt

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... trip was four boathouses and a wedding - in which I was hopeful of seeing at least four boathouses (and the wedding, dur.) Austin has a massive rowing scene, I'd hate to see the water when all the boathouses are out.  There are 4 boathouses, or ...

Getting ready for our trip, Austin, United States travel blog

Getting ready for our trip

A travel blog entry by goodner

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We've been planning this six week driving vacation in the Western United States for several months now. And by "we", I mean that Caroline has been planning all of the important details of our trip (airlines, rental car, hotels, rental homes, parks, ...

1st Austin Entry, Austin, United States travel blog

1st Austin Entry

A travel blog entry by summerh

... dressed in a sassy-looking leather mini skirt and peasant blouse ensemble...You gotta love a town where the motto is "keep Austin weird!" ........... Oh yeah, it's averaging 70 degrees during the day here now and sunny. Of course, we'll be frying ...

Non-stop sunshine, Austin, United States travel blog

Non-stop sunshine

A travel blog entry by shanna.hutch

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... to a great day then I don't know what it is! (Minus the obvious) I've found that a lot of really simple (random) things around Austin bring a smile to my face -- That homeless man's sign that says "I just need a beer" (haha, poor lazy drunk). The way the ...

Day 19 - Texas Uni, Barton Springs & BBQ, Austin, United States travel blog

Day 19 - Texas Uni, Barton Springs & BBQ

A travel blog entry by rachelward1992

Today we had a lie in till noon, then went into Austin itself and took a tour of the Austin campus, and had a wander through some shops. Once that was over we went down to Barton springs to meet up with the others who didn't do the tour. It was basically ...

Santa's Memories, Austin, United States travel blog

Santa's Memories

A travel blog entry by elk_oil

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I learned a lot as Santa for the hotel.  First was that I think the bar was unfortunately set pretty low by the Santas who came before me, so everyone thought I did a really good job.  But I don't really know about that.  Being Santa ...

Austin, MN to Springfield, MO, Austin, MN to Springfield, MO, United States travel blog

Austin, MN to Springfield, MO

A travel blog entry by mikemo

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Started out in the rain. According to Weatherman Del "Dahl" with Channel 4 news said we'll see rain at least until Clear Lake. He was sure right.  Problem is, he didn't tell us it was Clear Lake, Missouri... We managed to find every black cloud ...

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