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Travel Blogs from Austin
No. I didn't get a letter from Hogwarts although that would have been cool. However, I did go to buy my first pair of cowboy boots and another for Shilpa. I walked into Allens Boots and my first reaction was Oh **** ! There were rows after rows with thousands of boots and I had no clue how to find a pair. I asked one of the guys about how to fit a shoe and he explained. And then he said very slowly in a very Texan ...
... to my plans for after the race is over, its pretty chilly here to be honest so I need to factor that in to the decision and stay as south as I can!
First impressions of Austin though are not bad, the usual load of cars and highways and the city seems fairly compact. Six
Street was fairly quiet but it was a Monday night after all, as the weekend approaches it will be going off I'm sure. Best thing so far, taco's! ...
... been to West Chester, PA. From them I learned that Austinites have an unusual use of the English language. They call sections of a dam-off river "a lake" when it's actually a reservoir. They don't see thIs body of water as a continuous entity even though it flows for 862 miles southeastward the Gulf of Mexico -- making it the 18th longest river in the States. So if you mention to them that you live by the river, their reaction will most ...
... some genuine sympathy to me so I let him off. The day ahead was again a big one but we left late and the weather was just as hot and we were burnt from the day before. Destination was post which was around 70 miles away but there was not much inbetween so we rationed water. We stopped in a town about 25 miles from the start to try and pump my tyre after yesterday's flat, no joy so I carried on with it pretty low on air due to our ***** hand pump. Cut a long story ...
... Journey Across America, and why I chose a Scion for the trip.
Felix walked across the parking lot with me, into the main office, knocked on the door of Charles Maund’s Vice President James DiMeo. "Come in, come in” Jim welcomed, listening to my story with appropriate nods, and smiles. "Austin is my first stop in visiting all 50 capital cities,” I explained, “and I really like this ...
Other places to stay in Austin
Bouldin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $227
- Nice but needs room makeover
- Not too good
- Terrific staff! Great location.
University of Texas - Austin, Austin | 4 star hotel$325 average
South River City, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $377
- Terrific Hotel
- Just okay....
- Consistent top rated hotel in town
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $183
- Embassy Suites...Average Hotel, Ideal location
- Free beer!!
- Good hotel, careless housekeeping
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $149
- Radisson Austin Great
- Great Location and price
- Fine and dandy
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $175
- 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 $122
South River City, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $137
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Great Hotel
- Great Stay, Very Comfortable
- Hilton Austin Convention Center
St. Johns, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $133
Southeast Austin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Some quirks, great food
- Uncomfortable Stay
- Nice stay - see our photos !
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Great downtown location
- A Fabulous Hotel in my opinion
- Convenient downtown location
St. Johns, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $57
University Hills and Windsor Park, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $134
9721 Arboretum Blvd, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $174
- Beautiful place, fantastic location
- Perfect weekend getaway
9515 Hotel Drive, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $112
East Cesar Chavez, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $175
- Ok room, but Crowne needs to work on Cleanliness
- Great Place at a Great Price
- Loved the Crown!
Downtown, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $229
St. Johns, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $118
East Riverside - Oltorf, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $107
North Crossing, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $113
Downtown, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $191
- Gliding Revolution-Downtown Segway Glide
- Excellent choice for downtown Austin!
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Great if you get a deal..
- Cozy and classy
- The lowdown
7800 N Interstate Highway 35, Austin | Hotelfrom $65
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $268
- Overrated - This is really a bad choice
- The Beautiful Driskill
- Beautiful, historic, fantastic service
St. Johns, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $125