Residence Inn Austin South
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- Tennis Court
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
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... of the oil industry. Met with Jude's (my host in Arizona) friend Emilee, her Mum is a dietitian and she is currently studying public health nutrition in Austin. It was interesting talking (over a great Vietnamese meal) about food trends in the US including: the media vilification of high fructose corn syrup (often a component of commercial formula); interest in organics; interest in raw foods ...
... by 3:30pm, I was a little skeptical of even getting off the ship and exploring. I decided to make my way ashore and just check out the shops on the pier. Well the adventurous soul in me decided that I needed to do a little bit more than that. I decided to make my way out past the safety of the touristy pier and onto the streets of Cozumel...solo!! Immediately a taxi driver spotted me and offered to give me a tour of the city including: ruins, beaches, and the city...all for ...
It took me a little over 14 hours and 3 buses to get from New Orleans, Louisiana to Austin, Texas..via Houston...but luckily for me, waiting to pick me up was my brand new host and future thrift shop hunting, food connoisseur partner in crime, Maryann!
We'd exchanged a few messages and texts before I arrived in Austin and I already had a fairly awesome feeling about her and the lovely warm hug she greeted me with instantly told me I was in for a fun stay! After ...
Today we continued on to Austin, Texas. With a little more time on our hands we detoured off the main highways a bit more and stopped for lunch at a lovely little diner in the town of Brenham. The diner had supposedly the largest coffee cup in the world on its roof, & inside a paper mâché man sat at his laptop at one of the tables, quaint. Brenham we discovered is also home to the " Blue Bell Icecream Company " which apparently is the 3rd ...
... I had been falling asleep, while seated on the hot bus for so long! So a gelato or even better a cold shot off espresso over a scoop of homemade hazelnut ice cream (my new favourite and almost daily ritual!) was the first on my to do list!
Unfortunately ice cream shops weren't appearing to be the local favourite when it came to the shops, instead we were confronted with 6th street (Texas's equivalent to New Orleans Bourbon St) and guitars. Yep thats right, giant ...