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Okay, I know I skipped yesterday, but once you read this you will understand why. We left Weatherford yesterday morning about 9:30 and proceeded west before we could turn south. We decided to take 281South instead of dealing with I-35, but first we had to go west on I-20 for about five miles. If you remember, Sat night dinner was catered by an outfit called Natty Flats BBQ so after turning south on 281, we ...
... in the local park. Jen and I were starting to see how popular and embraced this was by the city, when the bus we were catching from the city centre out to the park was becoming fuller and fuller, to the point that, I was surprised the driver stopped at the stops at all!
Before the Blues in the Park though, we had continued walking up the Main Street, Now Austin is just anther city, yes! But I though it resembled a bit of Perth. It has nice buildings and high ...
... one you get to race someone on, which is a lot of fun! It was also my favorite line out of all of them.
The GREAT thing about this company (and there are many great things) is that they have the lines set up where you don't have to stop yourself; they have a breaking system that lets you just sit back and enjoy yourself without having to worry about stopping in time. It was AWESOME. This was my first time zip lining and ...
We slept until almost 9am, then went to a local coffee place for breakfast of yogurt parfaits. Taking coffee with us, we walked down Congress to the capitol building, which was huge, red sandstone, and surrounded by bronze statues. I should say I have never seen so many bronze statues in one city as I've seen in Austin. They had a few in granite or sandstone as well – including one of the Ten Commandments, which seemed out of place on a state ...
... bars and clubs. 6th street spreads over about 4 blocks and on Thurs, Fri and Sat night the street is blocked off to traffic and the street is packed with college kids and party peeps.
Going out in Austin is a little different to back home. Instead of meeting up at 7-8pm for drinks and hitting the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking