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... of year to visit anywhere in the Northern hemisphere, and especially anyplace in Europe. Crowds, crowds, crowds. But the best time for vacation with our business.
We ate way too many carbs and sweet things (oooo look, Cadbury's!). I'm going through sugar withdrawal now, which is probably why I'm still so tired.
No pictures today. Thanks for reading my first attempt at a blog. I hope you enjoyed it.
Much love, Charlie and Mary
... arriving as early as 8:00 am for an 11:00 am opening, so I really wanted to get an early start. One thing to keep in mind when getting in line for Franklins is that they only cook a certain amount of product each day, and when it's gone, it's gone. So it's 10:20 and we are just leaving the hotel and I really had no idea what was in store for us. We drive up to the restaurant and when we see the line down the street and around the corner we look at each other ...
... over the past couple of years, Kathy had gone from simple pain to walking so poorly she could no longer effectively ambulate. It was very hard to watch her struggle to take just a few steps. Her life became increasingly sedentary and I grew increasingly concerned. And none of the doctors she saw considered other problems. None, that is, until we moved to Austin.
When Kathy went to see an orthopedist a couple of months ago, I'll ...
... rain. And it rained. And rained. And rained. And we decided against catching the bus. Because who knows why. And so it rained some more. We huddled underneath the tiny umbrella and got absolutely soaked walking across the city to Congress Street. We stopped off at a Starbucks so Kelsey could grab another spiced pumpkin latte on the way.
There was no way we were walking any more, so once we hit Congress we staked out a ...
... and mandate. The other must visit place will be visited in November 2012.
I wished the Austin tour book was more picturesque; I would have found out about "the bats at the Ann W. Ric*********gress Avenue Bridge". It is the largest urban colony of bats in N. America! I'd certainly brave the 100+ degrees evening temperature to see 750,000 to 1.5 million bats flying out to feed. Each evening they consume an estimated ...
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 $160
South River City, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $448
- Terrific Hotel
- Just okay....
- Consistent top rated hotel in town
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $168
- Embassy Suites...Average Hotel, Ideal location
- Free beer!!
- Good hotel, careless housekeeping
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $158
- Radisson Austin Great
- Great Location and price
- Fine and dandy
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- 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 $119
South River City, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $139
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Great Hotel
- Great Stay, Very Comfortable
- Hilton Austin Convention Center
St. Johns, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $130
Southeast Austin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Some quirks, great food
- Uncomfortable Stay
- Nice stay - see our photos !
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $171
- 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 $171
- Beautiful place, fantastic location
- Perfect weekend getaway
9515 Hotel Drive, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $112
East Cesar Chavez, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $161
- Ok room, but Crowne needs to work on Cleanliness
- Great Place at a Great Price
- Loved the Crown!
Downtown, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $202
St. Johns, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $105
East Riverside - Oltorf, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $105
North Crossing, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $113
Downtown, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $144
- Gliding Revolution-Downtown Segway Glide
- Excellent choice for downtown Austin!
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- Great if you get a deal..
- Cozy and classy
- The lowdown
7800 N Interstate Highway 35, Austin | Hotelfrom $65
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $228
- Overrated - This is really a bad choice
- The Beautiful Driskill
- Beautiful, historic, fantastic service
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $192
- My favorite Austin hotel
- Rooms are fine, but service is lacking
- Nice rooms -- shame about the road noise!