Travel Blogs from Austin, United States

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Austin, TX, Austin, United States travel blog

Austin, TX

A travel blog entry by ecschultz

After having to change my plans due to Brenda bailing on me in N.O. (it's okay - I understand), I wound up in Austin to meet up with Matt H. and visit Lisa V. I was supposed to go to San Antonio (sorry Sandy) but it seems the change of plans was ...

Rowing, Potty-Mouth Cee Lo, And Stevie Wonder, Austin, United States travel blog

Rowing, Potty-Mouth Cee Lo, And Stevie Wonder

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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... for months, Brenda and Carli weren’t too happy that the first rain since April was about to blight our second day at the Austin City Limits festival; apparently us Poms not only have a lot of wet weather, but we also take it everywhere we go.  ...

Dallas and Austin, Dallas and Austin, United States travel blog

Dallas and Austin

A travel blog entry by tonyjnorman

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... Hooters lunch, oh how the days fly bye! In the evening went to see a great blues band and a few drinks. Day 11 - Left Austin a little disappointed as we missed out on the Uni action, but they have their big days out on the Weekend. Oh well nice ...

The ol stomping ground, Austin, United States travel blog

The ol stomping ground

A travel blog entry by stacyb17

... When Andy got home we headed to 6th St to Opal Divine's. If you ever want to sit outside on a really nice day in downtown Austin, Opal's is the spot. We ate and drank and Forrest and his girlfriend Kathy met us and later so did some of my b-school ...

Remember the Alamo and Tubbing, Austin, United States travel blog

Remember the Alamo and Tubbing

A travel blog entry by adeline

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... floated down in style, they had one tube for the cooler filled with iced beer and a radio tied on top! We drove onto Austin where in the entertainment district on 6th street, we enjoyed a few beers in Coyote Uglys. Just like in the film with the ...

Day by Day in Austin, Texas, Austin, United States travel blog

Day by Day in Austin, Texas

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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... the city.  We haven't seen 'ugly air' like that since we left the Bay Area and were a bit disappointed by it.  Austin, while much smaller than Dallas, also seems to be a city using up the Governments 'recovery & reinvestment' funds in road ...

Austin - Tag 3/4 (prov. Titel), Austin, United States travel blog

Austin - Tag 3/4 (prov. Titel)

A travel blog entry by hoxito

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Austin - Tag 4/4 (prov. Titel), Austin, United States travel blog

Austin - Tag 4/4 (prov. Titel)

A travel blog entry by hoxito

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Chicago to Austin, Austin, United States travel blog

Chicago to Austin

A travel blog entry by dane

... a few years ago. So we thought we'd spend a night bar hopping and seeing a few of our friends. We drove straight through to Austin in a day. This would define our trip. Lots of long drives. Neither of us had a problem with spending 20 hours in the ...

To mark our return to austin we joined ..., Austin, Emma Long, United States travel blog

To mark our return to austin we joined ...

A travel blog entry by lonestar

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To mark our return to Austin, we joined ongoing festivities at Emma Long Park in Austin celebrating a number of different events including birthdays, graduations, arrivals, departures, ...

So I'm home..., Austin, United States travel blog

So I'm home...

A travel blog entry by carolinecooper

... took them really fast. Then I felt bad and slowed down, and sometimes they cried but it was okay. Hahahaha. Oh man. But back to Austin--it's just a weird place to be right now. Good, but just weird. I wish I could enjoy it to the full, but some friends ...

LSCOL Day 7 - Salado to Austin, Austin, United States travel blog

LSCOL Day 7 - Salado to Austin

A travel blog entry by cindysellsjohns

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... time to ride our bikes all the way to our event in Austin.  They drove us to the Jack and Adam's Bike Shop in Austin where James Balentine works.  James was our bike mechanic on Saturday and Sunday and has been the bike mechanic on all 12 LSCOL ...

Austin, Austin, United States travel blog

Austin

A travel blog entry by shanifer

... it was probably Shane's crazy hair).  After driving through flat, tree-less landscapes all day, it was wonderful to arrive in Austin, a place booming with many richly green trees, and colorful flowers... and sky scrapers.  So far we've just hung ...

Leaving ATX, Austin, United States travel blog

Leaving ATX

A travel blog entry by gringowithdrawl

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... have them pack your furniture along with all of your boxes, and start packing up each room at a time.  We planned on leaving Austin around lunch time and didn't leave until 9:30pm Friday evening.  We told the Larders we'd be on the road by 6 ...

Ausitn, Austin, United States travel blog

Ausitn

A travel blog entry by paulandjodie

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