Candlewood Suites - Austin Arboretum-Northwest
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... and die within us. But I have never been to Austin, so to see the famous 6th street was pretty amazing and the partying is nonstop!! I finally had received my orders to fly out to Dubai on Thursday and start my 28/28 rotation. I spent a few days in Houston with a good friend Matt Bedrich and was able to get everything situated for my trip to the middle ...
... heading back out to meet up with Monica and Allie who had been wandering around 6th Street all afternoon. Kara and Adhara went to see an independent film called 'Blue Is The Warmest Color' (La Vie d'Adèle) and they met up with us about ten minutes after we arrived.
We enjoyed a quick pickleback ($7.50 per shot?! Where do you think you are...New ******* York?!) before heading over to Stubb's BBQ where the six of us would celebrate ...
... is after all the longest vacation that either one of us has ever taken in our lifetime.
This trip is our "practice" trip (if you can believe it) for our big trip around the world next year (more on that later). After meeting with several families who have done such an expedition and reading a few books on the subject, everyone seemed to recommend that you do a "practice run" to see what's it's like to live with your kids ...
... the beer is poured from a tap on the front. A contraption worthy of Davinci himself.. And a good start to what would be an epic 10 days! The phrase "landed on my feet" doesn't cut it.. My memories from the following 10 days are a bit vague and hazy to say the least but some key memories are: Going to my first interactive panel (official talk) and it being about a man that dances to the sound of his own heart. Could you get any more wanky-arty? Left ...
... door to a convenience store and got a very solid Pinot for 10 bucks and then went back to the AirBnB place we booked which was also a treat.
In the morning we wanted some brunch and it was not hard to find like it was in Nola. The south Congress Cafe was delish. Another hella foodie waiter started us off with Bloodies that were infused (local) Tito's vodka with ...
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