Red Roof Inn San Marcos
Travel Blogs from San Marcos
... more for other places. It's not so much the driving on the left, but the roundabouts that caused a lot of missed exits, backtracking and frustration.
We need to plan more rest days. One or two would have helped our stamina and sanity.
It would have been better to stay longer at fewer B&Bs. Those "one-night-stands" meant re-packing every morning. Staying in one or two places is how we've traveled before, but we tried to fit in too much ...
... names like Rancho Lopez and Rancho Siena. Once off the highway it is what you would expect of rural Texas: the hot sun and a strong wind blowin’ tumbleweeds across the baked prairie. Many of the roads are chip seal which provides lots of vibration and rolling resistance, not good for the average kph, if that’s important to you. Once back on the highway we were passed twice by the notoriously anti-cyclist Williamson ...
... Street (the street where all the action is). In the searing heat, we joined some of the other 300,000 people who are expected to attend the Pecan Street Festival. This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the festival and we were proud to be part of that history.
Austin is famous for its 'Keep It Weird" slogan, and locals strive to keep Austin weird. Let us say they didn't disappoint.
Austin is definitely a very fun, quirky place to hang out. ...
... kind of weather the locals live with on a regular basis.
Tonight I had some awesome fish tacos at Bikini's (Use your imagination.), a sports bar next to the hotel. Life is good.
Tomorrow I'll head for the Hill Country, the best that Texas has to offer in the way of motorcycling roads.
By the way, if you click on the title of each photo you'll be able to see a larger version with my comments.
... a couple of guys some weed if they drive us home.
We found out that the nextdoor neighbours were massive stoners and had so much weed and different little smoking devices so we all sat around and puffed away. One of the guys looked like he was one drug away from killing himself, weird looking kent i tell ya haha
All in all it was another adventurous night with very little ...