La Quinta Inn & Suites Austin Southwest at Mopac
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... We met for our first drink at Keybar in a section of 6th street that seems to cater to the after work crowd. It has an extensive outside patio, complete with large fire pits that while nice also seemed a little wasteful and demonstrative of Texas' oil and gas industry. We then headed for the hipster section of 6th, where we had local brews at Violet Crown Social Club and the Yellow Jacket Social Club (loved the vibe here). Carrying ...
... silver spoon...."
"Who's bat girl running around with you, tell me...."
"Bats lift us up where we belong..."
We were keen to see the running of the bats all right, but probably more fascinated with how many people, yokels and tourists, wanted to witness the cheap spectacle too. Deanne and I were always going to be a ************ the tourist concept of bats in flight. At Parramatta park in Sydney there are bats flying around the size of ...
... as the ribs and the fatty meat disintigrated as it hit your tongue. It is hard to completely descirbe how good it was but as Dave put it, as soon as the first bite was taken the two hour wait completely vanished from our minds, and we would happily wait that long any time.
After Franklin’s we left our rental and headed out to McKinney Falls State Park where we would be camping for the next few nights. Dave and Sam accompanied us and got to ...
... heat and see the real Austin sights.
First stop Barton Springs - a 1000 foot long natural springs swimming pool. They even have a section partitioned off for dogs - it was kinda funny watching the owners out swimming with their pets - some even had arm bands etc which was cool. We walked about the huge park - watching people playing sports, doing yoga and playing music
Then we went to get some delicious Pizza (I really miss American Pizza!!) and headed ...
... in a city as great as Austin. Austin is funky,
the people are friendly and its size is very manageable without ever
being boring. The only negatives are July and August which are oven
hot, lack of access to great beaches and where do you go when you want
to leave Austin. Texas is big and it requires a flight out. We could
not wait for our time in Austin and the way the schedule worked out I
was going to be there for a week and Kara ...