Residence Inn Austin Downtown / Convention Center
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- Swimming pool
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... not just at sunset, these bats don't **** around, they are 24/7 bats. Same thing in Sydney Domain, bats, bats, bats, so many you don't even notice them. Maybe that's why there's such a lack of bat exploitation vis-a-vis the Sydney variety. But Sydney bats are not only huge they have big goggly brown eyes which has marketing potential. The Austin bats are butt ugly, not dissimilar to emphysemic pugs with wings. Still, they did not seem perturbed by their short-comings. ...
... neighborhood, Travis Heights, we were staying in. We waited about 45 min. in line but killed time drinking some local Austin beers. The restaurant was very modern but comfortable. You ordered at the register, were pointed to a table and waited for your food. The burgers were very good, seared on the outside but moist in the middle, made from and with local ingredients and served on fresh baked buns. After dinner we decided to head back to the house for ...
... heat and see the real Austin sights.
First stop Barton Springs - a 1000 foot long natural springs swimming pool. They even have a section partitioned off for dogs - it was kinda funny watching the owners out swimming with their pets - some even had arm bands etc which was cool. We walked about the huge park - watching people playing sports, doing yoga and playing music
Then we went to get some delicious Pizza (I really miss American Pizza!!) and headed ...
It is true, everything IS bigger in Texas - mainly the travel times and the insect bites! I woke up with a bite on the top of my hand which had made the whole thing swell up! But wasn't too bad, and we had a lie in! Tour leader Liz then took us to the University of Texas for a free tour, which was incredible! They have so many awesome facilities included in the tuition fee, and we were taken round by a second ...
... EMT career.
I can't wait for Kathy to heal up and walk normally again. She's suffered enough already. And selfishly, I can't wait for us to get a life back that we haven't had in many years. Kathy meets with a physical therapist tomorrow, then they plan out her rehab, which includes aqua therapy in a pool they have at the hospital. Nothing but good things are on the way, and it all started with the operation she had today.
More to come!