Hampton Inn Austin/Airport Area South
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... of another, all 3 of us center punched the target. After that we picked up Ilya, a friend of ours who went on birthright with us and was staying in Austin for the summer. We went down to the Colorado river and signed up for a kayak tour of a section of the river. One of the more famous parts of Austin is when the sun sets and thousands of small bats fly out from under one of the bridges. The guide took us right under the bridge and we watched as ...
... 12 and bought coffee (3 enormous cups eg US small ones for $4.50) and our second stop was at a petrol station guarded by two men with guns and where one could buy all sorts of liquor in 1.75 l bottles. Amazing! A third stop at La Fayette which was supposed to have a nice historical down town. Nt true.very average with only a couple f half decent old buildings. Luckily it was not much f a detour. D we used this stop as an opportunity to have lunch. Nothing at all ...
Ladybird Lake and Cafe Express
After this lunch of lunches, I rode down the meandering nonsensical roads for a quick run and Cypress-pullup workout down by Ladybird Lake followed by some reading and writing at a hole-in-the-wall cafe in NW Austin.
I met up with everybody for Top Golf with much of the crew from Blues on the Green and celebrated the start of the weekend. "Oh YEAH!"
Reset after Top Golf allowed me to get some more writing ...
... bunch of different ones. The GeoGlimpse was about how the Canyon was formed, the different layers of rock, and the Colorado River. The Condor Talk was of course about the famous Californian Condor, which made a comeback from 22 to over 400. Some flew over as we were talking about them.
After the Canyon we drove off to Edwards, Colorado, which is a town in Vail Valley. On the way we stopped at 4 Corners National Monument, which I've been obsessed ...
... at about six PM, as I type this.
Lynn is preparing pasta Alfredo which she will serve with roast pork tenderloin and a green salad. We had the pork last night, and, as usual, it was delicious.
That's it for now. No data connection means no internet. Hopefully we'll have such tomorrow and I can share this and some pics.
Since it was "shower day" for Lynn, we got a later start ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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