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... to be honest, and since I was the organiser I can decide where we go and for how long. I wanted to see Zilker Park and Balboa Springs; I would have liked to hire a bike and ride around the park, but we couldn't really be bothered in the end! (And by bothered I mean trying to locate the hire shop and organise it etc). We parked and Ryan and I took to the trail on foot instead. It was about a 25 minute walk to the springs; the water from the springs is naturally crystal ...
We got back at 6:30pm on Saturday 7/26. The last drive was a lot easier than we thought it would be and we made great time! According to google it's a 9 hour drive straight through and we made it in 10! Only 3 stops which certainly felt like our most efficient drive :-)
So here are some trip stats / facts:
4,632 miles driven ...
Day 1 - USA - Italy
Depart USA for your overnight flight to Rome. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board. We arrived at the airport today at 8:00 for an 11:40 flight. Just a little early- lol. Gracie and Stephanie just boarded and we have another hour to wait. Getting a lot of exercise in the ...
... to spread the traffic around & our route although being quite a long roundabout route had very little traffic, you wouldn't of thought there was a major event on! These Yanks do seem quite good at organising things properly, I can remember the 20 min trip home from an airshow in Perth taking us 3 hours!!! Picked our spot at turn 1 a little bit further back than I would of liked, but it was pretty packed & it turned out to have a pretty good ...
... cuddle, a donut run, presents and then a pool party
at the St. Cecelia. Ben, Lucy and I went the donut shop, picked up
Kathy, coffee at Joe's and then headed back for stage one of the
birthday celebration. For stage 2, we returned to the St. Cecelia, the
Hamiltons and Trucksesses joined us and we swam and talked a little bit.
We retired to Kathy's room for some HomeSlice and Amy's birthday cake
and then headed up the street to meet ...