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... along the queue for an hour, we could see other passengers onboard sitting on their balconies watching the rest of us poor saps. At least we had some nice folks to talk to and everybody was certainly in a good mood.
We finally got on board and to our stateroom on the 11th floor and it was all worth it. Annette splurged and got us a mini-suite with a balcony positioned kind of aft-ish of midship.
We did a little exploring and ...
... br> Lunch: Goode’s Barbecue for Texas style barbecue (brisket). Yum-yum! Brisket, cole slaw, Texas toast with jalapeņos, and beans. Jim had pinto beans with jalapeņos while Barbara had Austin style baked beans (beans, pork belly, pieces of brisket, red bell peppers, onions and apples-what a surprise). Both were delicious.
Next we thought we’d shop at the Galleria Mall. Big mistake! ...
Threat of rain today. Do I sound like a broken record? Gray clouds, but warm temperatures.
Luckily we’ll be inside most of the day.
This morning we braved the post-rush hour traffic to drive to the Johnson Space Center (JSC). We’re really looking forward to seeing it since we’ve also been to Cape Canaveral. Just getting into the center was slow. Once we got off the ...
... of limos sitting outside. A few people exit with security by the looks of it they as mega wealthy and off they go in their limos. We head to Gucci but that too is closed. We head to Bloomingdales - closed, we decide to walk back to the hotel avoiding Times Square as much as possible as we were walking two blocks away but could hear all the commotion. We reach the hotel and all you can hear outside as sirens and lots and list of noise. How I wish I was back in ...
... all' :) Did a spot of shopping but really if ever coming to the US, just bring the clothes on your back and empty suitcases. Everything is so much cheaper and better quality for what you would pay for back home! Interesting Facts: - Houston doesn't have trains and everyone drives - There's a lack of council zoning so residential dwellings are being sandwiched by high rise commercial buildings - Super Target sells Kitchen Aid mixers for ...