DoubleTree by Hilton Austin - University Area
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- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... owners' daughter was conducting. Everyone was learning how to do the two step. That was good people watching, then we ended up sitting in middle of a hen do by accident and managed to get a few free drinks from them! We had people chatting to us all night asking about the royal family and if we have met the queen. They loved the fact we were from England. The owner came over to us and we decided it was a good chance to ask for a photo seeing as he was quite a legend ...
... Blacks, so we ate there. It's a typical old Texan restaurant ('typical' by means of what you see in movies etc; the old wooden wall panelling on the walls, wooden shutter doors, hunting trophies of buck heads and huge long horns all over the walls). The place stank - a rank meat kind of smell, so despite not having eaten breakfast (only some pretzels on the plane) and starving, it turned me off eating. Ryan and dad ordered some big ribs and sliced steak, mum and I had ...
... to Educate Afghan Women. The First Lady, Mrs. Bush, was scheduled to be there and so, due to the nature of the events, I had packed some good clothes and jewelry and decided to take everything in one carry-on. A flight attendant helped me place my suitcase in the overhead bin a few rows away from mine as the space above my seat was taken.
After the plane was taxiing on the runway, I was informed that the ...
(Gary P. Nunn, London Homesick Blues)
I wanna go home with the armadillo
Good country music from Ama rillo and Abi lene
The friendliest people and the prettiest women you've ever
(Lyle Lovette, That's right You're Not From Texas)
So won't you let me help you Mister
Just pull your hat down the way I do
And buy your pants just a little longer
And next time ...
... day and night and I ventured onto the property park several times to enjoy the green grass and cherry blossoms (yes folks, green grass!). Proof that Texans always do it bigger and better is that the Texas state capital building was deliberately built a few feet taller than the nation's capital in DC.
Next up, Denver Colorado, the mile-high city which is where I'll spend 6 days in total. Thanks for following my ...