Travel Blogs from San Marcos
... from Maryland who have moved there, so we envision another trip to the UK in the future.
By staying in B&Bs and our 1 Couchsurfing stay we met real everyday
residents, and not just the hotel bellboy. We thoroughly enjoyed our
late night conversations with our hosts and learned a lot about the
countries and people we wouldn't have learned from a guide book.
are really friendly, even in the big city. In that ...
... we joined up with the Jack & Adam's bike club for the monthly Steiner Ranch Ride. There were about 70 riders in three groups. I went with the fast group and Sue decided to cruise with the no-drop group. The ride was for 50km on a sunny but brisk morning starting on paved shoulders then through new housing developments with immaculate roads and monster homes.
This was by far my fastest ride of the week with ...
I was spoilt today and my toy count increased by 100%. So I now have four toys on my holiday! (Remember my Mum said we had to travel light!). Lisa bought me a Texan Rubber Duckie - it is wearing a cowboy hat and has the letter "J" (for Jackson) on the side. Mum also bought me a Texas football! I love them both.
We also met some more interesting (weird) Austin locals on our bus ride home as we had officially declared it was too hot to ...
... drop into the Pretzel shop where Tai got a standard salted and I grabbed a Cinnamon which tasted just like a Donut....but not a Dunkin's.... :-(
Shortly after we started eating the girls turned up so we could hit the road home for some tucker......I just might have to get all the shopping bags out tonight and compare who got the most between them 2........ time shall tell....and believe me I will update if I ever find out.
... there, we'll just, yes, buy even more stuff. This is why vacations always cost more than you plan, because we just can't resist buying all the stuff!
But on the cheap side, it is also a great time to acquire all the free or extremely cheap apps for the ipod. The amount of Disney stuff on the internet is gargantuan, I'm learning...from guide books to advice forums to mom's panels to desktop apps...one's whole computer can just be awash ...