La Quinta Inn Austin South / IH35
Travel Blogs from Austin
Woke up and ad a leisurely breakfast in the foyer if the motel which was very christmassy with lit up tree, poinsettias and lots of decorations. Very nice place to stay at and such good value. We walked into town which was not far at all and the weather was absolutely lovely. Not many people around exactly but a few shops were open. We walked as far as the park; admired the tree, the big German multi tiered wooden carousel with a ...
... too much fun to be legal. We arrived at Banger's on Rainey St. for the end of a stand-up show and some poutine (We now know what poutine is exactly). After the rest of our group showed, we decided to head to G'Raj Mahal. If you visit Austin, you must go. We rode the bicycle-powered mythical dragon-serpent on our way out to Bar 96 to watch Shark Week on their projector screen. After some games, etc. there we biked back to the 4runner and began our journey to N. Austin to ...
... life. A model of his Oval Office as well as a recreation of Lady Bird's office are very interesting. Letters and recordings of Johnson's phone calls bring his personality to life.
We had a great lunch at Eastside Cafe and then headed to the Capitol. We stepped right into one of the scheduled tours of the building amidst Cinco de Mayo celebrations. ...
... because they had received multiple calls. Then the light turned green and I had to move. About 30 second later, I saw three cop cars in the rear view mirror and imagined this vagrant at gun point trying to explain his way out of the mess he had gotten himself into.
Then something else struck me. Kathy was more nervous getting her phone out in time to take a picture of five mangy cats than she was to report a knife-wielding hobo.
... time, I have had a variety of jobs, each so different. As I look back on my working years, I call them "Act Two". It was quiet a ride.
I started my retirement years in May 2012. As the curtain rises on these remaining years I call them "Act Three". I want to look back on them someday and say, "That was quiet a trip".
Selling my house in Austin, Texas and living in an apartment for awhile, I have ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking