La Quinta Inn Austin South / IH35
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Fun facts about Austin. It is the second biggest capital city behind Phoenix. Home of Whole Foods and Dell Computer and lots of other big companies have offices here, It's a big musical city. I know Robert Earl Keene and Lyle Lovett and Todd Snyder come from here. It was originally named Waterloo and got changed to Austin after Stephen F. Austin , the republic's first Secretary of State. They have bumper stickers- Keep Austin Weird. Its the most liberal city in ...
... country. By the time we drove down the winding roads and looked at the surprisingly green nature of Texas, we came to the swimming hole. Unfortunately, we needed cash, which we did not have. After driving up and down the same road multiple times, stopping at a hiking center, a winery, and a CVS, we reached the natural pool just in time to be cleared out for some EMTs to come in and help someone who had injured themselves. YAY!
We then went ...
... dismay there was a small hand written note on the shed door indicating they were closed for the next few days to prepare for SXSW. After grumbling a bit we decided that a good burger sounded like it would satisfy our meat craving (there was only one other BBQ place we wanted to go to and it was not an option at this point, more on that later). Fortunately I had also done some thorough investigating on this topic and we decided to go to Hopdoddy which was in ...
We arrived into Austin on the Amtrax train and were greeted by our second Couchsurfing host - We hadn't arranged to meet him there and his introduction was slightly odd - in that he started talking away to us as a stranger and after a few minutes he then told us who he was - this may have got us off on the wrong foot.
It was late in the evening and we decided to go for a beer - not before someone tried to rope us into buying them cocktails in the most expensive bar ...
... inside and took a tour of the capital building. The tour inside was really informative and made us want to learn more about history near the Mexican border. We have a few pictures of the building, but these pictures do not capture how grand this place was. The building was built in the 1830's for the purpose of being a "national" capital for the Republic of Texas. Hillary has worked in the capital buildings in ...