Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
Travel Blogs from Houston
Houston airports relatively new " shuttle tram train " gets you efficiently between gates that go on for ever. No 1.5 mile jaunts through the airport from two years ago . We kept a look out for Clay, the awesome United steward from last stopover. No Clay but someone there to replace the cranky, aged, Rob Roy beach seeking bull in a china shop stewardess with a lip stick smile from last time around.....and another carry on baggage over filled flight that brought out ...
Yesterday, I tried to fix my stay at a guest ranch in the Texas Hill Country. However, the ranch of my choice is closed for a week due to a family wedding. I have checked for alternatives, but I either do not like the ranch or it is way too expensive. Therefore, I will jump on a horse in New Mexico or Arizona. Naturewise I will like those states better anyways.
So, this forenoon I will hop in a bus to San Antonio. Jan 29th in the evening, I will fly to El Paso.
Oh my goodness! What a night! 8 girls in 1 room coming and going at any time of the night. Making loud noises, putting the light on, snorring crazy, clogging the toilet, jumping around in the upper bunk, very limited respect. Under these circumstances I had my difficulties catching sleep. Am I getting too old for a dorm?
(Picture will be attached later)
... space station. Five divers go down with each astronaut--two are in charge of safety, two observe the work the astronaut is doing, and one films the whole thing. A whole group of mission control people work in a room above the pool. There was someone in the pool while we were there, and our tour guide says that this is not always the case.
After that stop, we went to lunch in the NASA lunch room, hobnobbing with who knows ...
Having been here for nearly a month, we've noticed many differences to our normal life in Perth. We thought we'd record some of these so we can remember what made our time here so unique and you can appreciate some of what we're experiencing.
Gas stations - you don't get any gas until you've paid
Traffic lights - hang from cables above the road, on the far side to where you need to stop. The problem with ...