La Quinta Inn & Suites Austin Airport
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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I felt a natural affinity to Austin when I heard it's catch-phrase: Keeping it Weird. Back in grade 5, we had a weekly class exercise where we each had to write down qualities we liked about each person in turn. I remember encouraging weirdness as a quality of mine when it was my turn - average is something I've always shunned.
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If there's anything that symbolises Austin envy, it's SXSW. The festival, which ran for the 28th time this past March, had managed to remain cool while becoming commercial (eat your heart out Byron Bay Blues Fest). What started out as a scruffy festival attended largely by college punks and die-hard music fans has grown to having a reputation ...
... neighborhood, Travis Heights, we were staying in. We waited about 45 min. in line but killed time drinking some local Austin beers. The restaurant was very modern but comfortable. You ordered at the register, were pointed to a table and waited for your food. The burgers were very good, seared on the outside but moist in the middle, made from and with local ingredients and served on fresh baked buns. After dinner we decided to head back to the house for ...
... picture this, us too in grungy backpackers clothes and flip flops being trailed through this swanky hotel and all its various bars - security guards stopping us to ask if we are ok - ie what are YOU doing here - everyone else looking like they have just walked off 5th Avenue - I amn't too sure it went down well when I said wed prefer to go to a normal bar
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... and Wisconsin and we spent a lot of time at the capital in D.C. so it was cool to soak in the history of how this one came about and how Texas was its own recognized nation. Also, it was cool to piece together the collective histories of Louisiana and Texas. We also learned very quickly that people from Texas love Texas.
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