Travel Blogs from Austin, United States

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Home of electric rock, Austin, United States travel blog

Home of electric rock

A travel blog entry by aldo80

Still alive, will update this ...

Austin, Austin, United States travel blog

Austin

A travel blog entry by zoeh

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Today has been a glorious day.  Apparently all the humidity yesterday was on account on a storm blowing in, because today we woke up to absolutely perfect weather.  It was low 80s and sunny, with a light breeze and just enough humidity to keep ...

Honky tonk heaven, Austin, United States travel blog

Honky tonk heaven

A travel blog entry by rachandstu

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... largest after Washington DC and can be seen all the way along Congress Avenue which passes through the centre of downtown Austin. After a delicious sandwich which was possibly the first unprocessed meal we’ve had here (thank you Caffeine on ...

EVERYTHING Is Bigger In Texas, Austin, United States travel blog

EVERYTHING Is Bigger In Texas

A travel blog entry by sophiegrimm

... Austin as well for music gigs and whatnot (At least the Italian Men and Connor Guitar Boy) and that reassured us somewhat that Austin couldn't be that bad.  Oh, and we forgot to mention that we had ALMOST recruited Leah on this trip as well until ...

Less than 2 weeks to go..., Austin, United States travel blog

Less than 2 weeks to go...

A travel blog entry by vivaciousbrandi

Less than 2 weeks 'till departure and things are falling into place. I have a job interview on Aug 15 in London with Steiner to work as a massage therapist on a cruise ship. I sold my dryer and massage chair yesterday which means my only remaining ...

Kentucky - Whiskey Horse and baseball bats, Kentucky, United States travel blog

Kentucky - Whiskey Horse and baseball bats

A travel blog entry by skcoll

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Day 337 Sunday 02/10/05 Mursfreeboro - Bowling Green We find out that a local town has a Highland Games - so we head North at speed. It's about 3 hours to our destination - Mammoth Caves. At 356 surveyed miles it's the longest cave system in the ...

Junction to Austin, Austin, United States travel blog

Junction to Austin

A travel blog entry by zoeh

... really, really good.  Unfortunately we didn't have room for the peach cobbler. After lunch we went to explore the UT-Austin campus.  It was a beautiful campus, full of grand hacienda-style buildings and large trees.  It was one of the ...

Keep Austin Weird, Austin, United States travel blog

Keep Austin Weird

A travel blog entry by zoestephen

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... items we both coveted. For foodies, it is Asgard. Well, the computer is about to die so unfortunately, I must sign off. Austin has been wonderful and fully lives up to its exalted reputation. We're off to Big Bend National Park. Upcoming ...

packing list, Austin, United States travel blog

packing list

A travel blog entry by austinboston

backpacks Erin - Toploading Osprey Ariel 55 Brian - XL Dana Design Arc Active w/ zipoff daypack Expandable rucksack Compression sack Compression straps - 5   sleeping gear Erin - Down 3 season Cats Meow, North Face  Brian - Synthetic 3 Season ...

Keep Austin Wierd, Austin, United States travel blog

Keep Austin Wierd

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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... creative center and haven for an LGBT community, intellectual community, community of naturalists and environmentalists.  Additionally, Austin is known for harboring subcultures and people who are not mainstream.  In a mostly conservative ...

Donate to a good cause  = ), Austin, United States travel blog

Donate to a good cause = )

A travel blog entry by vivaciousbrandi

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Hello readers, friends, family, and other curious folks! If you have been wondering what you can do to help me out, I now have an answer: donate to support my travels! I now have a secure Paypal donation button that enables you (the kind and generous ...

Austin Bound, Austin, United States travel blog

Austin Bound

A travel blog entry by adeline

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... town for cattle merchants etc and became known as cowtown! We take a quick drive tour of Fort Worth down town before our 3 hour drive to Austin. In Austin we do a little electronic shopping in Best buy before finding a cheap motel (only ...

The best laid plans......, Austin, United States travel blog

The best laid plans......

A travel blog entry by nkmorris

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... our experiences with Easy Jet in Europe - friendly, good service, free bags and reasonable price. Highly recommended.  Austin provided an immediate improvement in April temperatures - suddenly we were breaking out the t-shirts, and enjoying dinner ...

Rednecks & Fainting In The State Capitol, Austin, United States travel blog

Rednecks & Fainting In The State Capitol

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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My first lesson of the day in Texas was that the term 'Redneck' isn’t offensive, and that those who the three of us might refer to as such wouldn’t realise the many connotations of the word outside of America; I wonder if they’d even ...

To Stay On Track: Never Eat Shredded Wheat, Austin, United States travel blog

To Stay On Track: Never Eat Shredded Wheat

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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... with a constant water-torture drip cascading down my chin as I did so, because of the unbearably humid temperature; you sweat so much in Austin that all your food ends up salty, whether you want it to or not.  I arrived in a boutique to see a duo ...

San Antonio, Austin Texas, United States travel blog

San Antonio

A travel blog entry by artell

... everything is even cheaper, no tax!! Picked up the bike on our way back, $444.00 for two tyres, now riding through the heart of Austin in peak hour traffic in 100 F heat.  Lost my guide in the middle of the city but managed to beat them home by only ...

Do you know how much shampoo you use in a month?, Austin, United States travel blog

Do you know how much shampoo you use in a month?

A travel blog entry by hilaryad

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Many of you I have seen recently, but for those I haven't seen in a while - my hair has gotten long, really long. I think it may be past the middle of my back, but since I can't see back there easily I'm not 100% sure. I have been "growing it out" for a ...

Thursday March 15, 2007, Austin, United States travel blog

Thursday March 15, 2007

A travel blog entry by trialsrider

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... never seen him. We went back outside and it was probably about this time we saw James "Big Boy" Medlin, screenwriter, ex-Austin Sun columnist, and former softball teammate of Doug Sahm in the crowd. Stuart Braithwaite of the band Mogwai played next. I ...

Surf's Up for the Crazy Canucks, Austin, United States travel blog

Surf's Up for the Crazy Canucks

A travel blog entry by chemoejito

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... and made an appointment to have them installed on Friday. We decided to drive to Conroe a little more than half way to Austin from Mandeville. I called Clyde and Collen Hunter through the MTN and they said they could have us for the night. We didn't ...

Day 19| LBJ Presidential Library and Museum, Austin, United States travel blog

Day 19| LBJ Presidential Library and Museum

A travel blog entry by tedr1962

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... , and I think we hold up pretty good.  We are both state capitols with enormous college campuses.  I will have to give the edge in downtown housing to Austin though.  They have new condos and aprtments going up ...

Quiet day, Austin Texas, United States travel blog

Quiet day

A travel blog entry by artell

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After all the activity of yesterdays pool/volleyball my knees are a bit sore and we all are having a quiet day. Bob went to the gym this morning, I declined his offer to join him! Mary Sue went to a sewing class so Lona & I had a real restful morning ...

Quiet time, Austin Texas, United States travel blog

Quiet time

A travel blog entry by artell

... meeting, anyone who knows me well will realise what a chore that was, anyway made it by 6.45 for a 7 am start.  Northwest Austin Rotary Club, put me down for another makeup, their club Bulletin and banner are on the way by mail. Having not slept ...

Academy & Walburg, Austin Texas, United States travel blog

Academy & Walburg

A travel blog entry by artell

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To explain.  Academy is a terrific department store for sports and outdoors, and Walburg is a small town about 30 miles north of here.  More on that later. Mary Sue and Lona went shopping, yes again!!  This time it was Walmart, Bob and I ...

the plan, Austin, United States travel blog

the plan

A travel blog entry by austinboston

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4 days until we take off.  this is our travel blog.  we will periodically update it with photos, and writeups about our adventures. there is an interactive map that you can look at to see where we are going, where we have been, and whats up. ...

Austin, Austin, United States travel blog

Austin

A travel blog entry by millarmotortour

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Austin ...

Two steppin' in Austin, Austin, United States travel blog

Two steppin' in Austin

A travel blog entry by alwaysastory

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... it was a soft drink he gave it me for free. Bargain! The next day we went to a BBQ truck which is the thing to do in Austin. So I ordered beef brisket and it was like a slab of meat with some potato salad! It was yummy! Then it was time to walk it off ...

Orientation was Great!, Austin, United States travel blog

Orientation was Great!

A travel blog entry by jd_681

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... tomorrow morning! It will be what it will be I guess. After dinner tonight we went to watch this phenomenon in Austin with bats. Apparently they have the largest bat popluation in North America and everynight millions of them fly out from this ...

A weeks respite, Austin Texas, United States travel blog

A weeks respite

A travel blog entry by artell

... clock under threatening weather having listened to monsoon rain thunder and lightning thro' the night.  Roads were wet all the way to Austin but we only got very light rain a couple of times.  Wore our bike jackets for the first time this ...

Howdy Partner!, Austin, United States travel blog

Howdy Partner!

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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... I’d booked my flights with; I booked through Expedia and had somehow misplaced my booking confirmation, meaning I went to United Airlines, Delta, and finally American Airlines before finding the golden ticket, or rather the blue one that stated my ...

Hook 'em horns..., Austin, United States travel blog

Hook 'em horns...

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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... in a lot with patrolled security. Thankful, through all that, the meatballs didn't get burnt! (I've always got food in mind!) Austin wasn't all bad! Sixth Street in downtown had a lot of dive bars and restaurants with live music. We also didn't go out at ...

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