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... They named their business Cross & Dimmitt. They sold their postcards from the running boards of their Model T at Crown Point as the Columbia River Highway was under construction. A set of 20 cards cost $1.00.They later built a stand at Crown Point. When Dimmitt died in 1963 at age 82, he had managed Vista house for 40 years.
... inside the Ugg Boot shop, nor could I believe the security guy minding the front door. These Ugg Boots must be expensive and in demand.
My word, it was a long...long...day!
Ultimately we filled the car boot and then headed home.
Sorry, no Ugg Boots though.
Tomorrow Sam and I are going to the park to kick the footy. We haven't done that since he was 15 and playing for Goodwood Saints.
... 109 miles Driven on Interstates: 99 (91%) Drive Time: 1:59 (~55 mph avg) Weather: hot and humid, starting at 88° in the morning, and climbing to 98° early afternoon Movie Watched: (none) Highlights: - nice breakfast in hotel - cool visit to Alamo - great Hagen Daz ice creams on hot day - short but nice Riverwalk - great bike ride along lake Austin - watching ...
... lazing by the springs, and we rented ourselves some bikes. Now I can't be the only one who found this strange, but as we took our bikes out for a test run I noticed a small problem: where are the bloody brakes!??? The bike was massive and my feet only just touched the ground when I put them down!! The bike man was surprised and said that every kid in America gets a similar bike for their first bike, I said in the uk we like to keep our kids alive!!! It turns out ...
So NOLA to Austin was supposedly 8 hours but it turned out to be more on the lines of 11.
We took Business 90- which had been described on the other side of NOLA (in Alabama) as "Scenic 90". On the western side of New Orleans it was not scenic- it was mostly sad. Lotsa swamp. Lotsa drive through daqueri bars. Lotsa gas stations that had slots attached.LOTSA trailer parks. It was ...
Other places to stay in Austin
Bouldin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Nice but needs room makeover
- Not too good
- Terrific staff! Great location.
University of Texas - Austin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $179
South River City, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $377
- Terrific Hotel
- Just okay....
- Consistent top rated hotel in town
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $180
- Embassy Suites...Average Hotel, Ideal location
- Free beer!!
- Good hotel, careless housekeeping
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $179
- Radisson Austin Great
- Great Location and price
- Fine and dandy
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $187
- It's a decent hotel for a decent price--staff great!
- Dreamy beds, gracious staff
- Nice Hotel, but a terrible stay
St. Johns, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $134
South River City, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $152
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $232
- Great Hotel
- Great Stay, Very Comfortable
- Hilton Austin Convention Center
St. Johns, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Southeast Austin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Some quirks, great food
- Uncomfortable Stay
- Nice stay - see our photos !
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Great downtown location
- A Fabulous Hotel in my opinion
- Convenient downtown location
St. Johns, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $61
University Hills and Windsor Park, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $146
9721 Arboretum Blvd, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $202
- Beautiful place, fantastic location
- Perfect weekend getaway
9515 Hotel Drive, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $102
East Cesar Chavez, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $164
- Ok room, but Crowne needs to work on Cleanliness
- Great Place at a Great Price
- Loved the Crown!
Downtown, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $226
St. Johns, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $125
East Riverside - Oltorf, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $120
North Crossing, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $114
Downtown, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $202
- Gliding Revolution-Downtown Segway Glide
- Excellent choice for downtown Austin!
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $197
- Great if you get a deal..
- Cozy and classy
- The lowdown
7800 N Interstate Highway 35, Austin | Hotelfrom $65
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $202
- Overrated - This is really a bad choice
- The Beautiful Driskill
- Beautiful, historic, fantastic service
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $211
- My favorite Austin hotel
- Rooms are fine, but service is lacking
- Nice rooms -- shame about the road noise!