Sands Motel of Austin
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... with adobe homes and a way station on the Butterfield Overland Trail. Lots of history, including tales of Billy the Kid.
We stopped here many, many years ago and have been promising to return ......... so we made it this time.
The weather was not not great but it did not stop us from taking in the sites and enjoying ourselves around town ..........
Congress Street leading to the Capital Building
... next month, to hold me over until I figure out what's going to happen next. I had looked online and actually this was a great deal...all the car rental places were going to charge $800+ for a month long rental. Yay! Temporary car...check! So since I am in a pickle and need a new car, I decided to get going on buying my new Subaru Outback. I did some research online and made my way down to a credit union to apply for my very first auto loan. I don't know if its customary to ...
4750 miles so far
Pushing on south, to our last weekend in Texas, took off from Wylie, through Dallas, Waco, through Round Rock and Georgetown. Incredible development. Road construction everywhere. Just incredible. My friend Bill had told me "Texas is back", construction-wise, and there is building everywhere in Fort Worth, Dallas, the I-35 corridor south to Waco, Round Rock, and Austin. Amazing. We had a pleasant trip, beautiful weather (81 ...
... with grid streets numbered from the river at 1st street. The light rail comes into the city at 4th street outside the Convention Centre. We walked up to 11th street where the Capital Building is situated. The building has a beautiful central dome with spiral staircases to ascend the three available levels. Portraits of the state governors and house speakers line the ...
... swimming hole - Baton Springs. Little did we know at this time about the Blues in the park located immediately across the road from the springs! Let's just say it was a very slow bus journey!
So a very entertaining and squishy ride later, we finally got to go for that swim. It appears body tattooing is the craze here............. There was a woman completely covered in stripes, like a tiger..... yes including her face, it was so hard not to stare, not just at her ...
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