Travel Blogs from Austin
... cops on horseback made sure people were off the street a half hour later. We were beat and had New Orleans tomorrow so we called it a night, said goodbye to Ilya and passed out.
Before leaving Austin the next day we went to Rudy's Gas Station BBQ and got a tank of gas and some of the best BBQ on the trip. While I came into Texas thinking I just couldn't wait to get out, I will admit that the people and places were a lot of fun. Next up, NOLA.
... eg $100/room/night plus taxes) very close to the French quarters. All reviews praise the location so it will be fun to explore this part of New Orleans tomorrow morning. John's and my room elegantly furnished but small while the boys have a much grander room. We will have a canned dinner with them there later tonight. Andreas has gone to the gym, Patrick is supposed to do washing and John and I have had a drink and planned tomorrow's activities. Exciting to be ...
... to the Downtown Austin Community Garden, where I helped a sweet lady cage her tomatoes and weeded for some time. There is nothing like playing in the dirt (some call it gardening) first thing in the morning.
I met Luke at Torchy's Tacos (acclaimed as the best taco in Austin). The claims were true.
Water and Coffee under the grove trees on 2nd Ave. Perfect Start. Ultimate Frisbee and Soccer in the afternoon. Trevor lost the soles of his shoes. After ...
... their yard and hung out. It's always fun to tag along on someone else's life, we learned that with all the families we stayed with.
From Vail we did a one night stay in Denver and had dinner with the Duttons. It was great. We played with the kids, Ella and Ben all night. The next morning we got an early start on our drive to Mt. Rushmore. When we got there, everything I've ever heard was exactly true. No one had exaggerated. It's the craziest thing ...
... that Wilco officers, like Toronto police officers, rarely show up in court and both tickets were beat.
Barton Springs Pool
With the temperature staying above 30C for the first five days we made a couple of trips to the Barton Springs Pool, a 200m outdoor pool – more like a reservoir – fed by Barton Springs creek.
The pool stays at a constant, refreshing temperature 18C or so and comes ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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