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Actually we've been back since late Friday, as those who have suddenly gotten many more emails from us have suspected.
The trip back went well. It was a direct flight (10 hours) so no plane changes. Customs was smooth. They didn't even open our bags and the only thing we had to explain to them was about having been on a farm. But when we got to our car it wouldn't start. Hmmmm. Luckily the parking place had a guy whose job it was to help start cars so ...
... everywhere and shops advertising that Austin needs to stay crazy!! Is that because this place is full of students? Or is it that Austin is known for live music. Apparently they have the most amount of live music played anywhere in the world, every night!
We witnessed some of this live music over in the Park. Without realising it we had gone into Austin city on the Wednesday night, Blues in the park night. Every Wednesday night over summer the city puts on a ...
... Very funny, informative, and easy to talk to. If you take the tour I hope you get one of them, though everyone else we met who worked there was great too!
The trip starts with a short van and boat ride to the lines. They then show you how to put on the gear and go over the safety guidelines and all that fun stuff. If I remember correctly you do 5 lines total. The first two are short, and then rest get longer as you go. ...
... and do some snowshoeing, before turning even more westward. I decided I would take a stop in Joshua Tree, before heading up to Yosemite. Though I have made many plans, I am open to change, and honestly might shift my plans around a little more while I'm there.
I will be in contact whenever a internet connection is available and I don't forget :p till later
... by the pool, themed house parties whatever goes. Ive done a mexican with the lovely sisters Rocio and Maria and a T-shirt themed party so far held by the Amazing Brook :)
Next Austin experience...6th street. This street is pretty much dedicated ...
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!