Travel Blogs from Austin
... entitled to as a Brit visiting a foreign country. In celebration I decided to walk the grounds of the University of Texas seeing as I was staying so close. I have to say, after a few seconds I was in love with the place like bunnies love their mates on the first day of spring - easter reference, kinda, no? Bit weird? Let's move on.
As has happened with almost every city, one of the first things I did was check out the history museum. It's pretty ...
... were there for the rest of the night. We all ended up really hammered, highlight of the karaoke was dungas eminem jam, everyone loved it, then once we left the pub a dude was playing beats on a bucket and Dunga just starts freestyle rapping, I had no idea he was any good at it. We all said our goodbyes as Dunga was leaving tomorrow. Bobbie and I were waiting for a taxi when a really old dude in a duel cab truck pulled up and asked us where ...
... and it turns out he used to play with Stevie Ray Vaughn. He was crazy good so we stayed for about three hours. He would step off the stage and play while walking through crowd and he played right in front of us for about 45 minutes. Hillary was even quoted, "Man, that guy was cool." I agreed and went to further to say, "That was pretty crazy." This band made our trip to Austin. The downtown scene at night was also one ...
... if we want to have good time. The girl in the front checked our IDs and just couldn't figure out our age just like every other bar in this evening. All excited I went straight to the bar to get some beer, while I was waiting I realized that it was karaoke night and the guy that was singing was a little whirred. I turned back around and saw a girl at the bar which had a very masculine face. I ordered 3 Lone Star beer and when I turned around to tell the others that it will ...
... she motioned with air quotes. I followed her into the lounge and two men and a woman who were well into their 70s couldn't wait to pose and have their pictures taken with Santa.
A girl about seven asked how I had the time for all this when I was so busy. I told her no matter how busy I was, I can always make the time to see her, and that brought a big smile to her face.
Five women in their ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility