Sands Motel of Austin
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Before we headed out into the wild blue yonder, we needed to catch up with a few folks out in Texas. First was Herb and Jan (Lindsey's mom and dad). They are fellow travelers and adventurers, but were on a short hiatus at Holiday World in Katy, TX getting their rig worked on. We hung out with them in the RV and watched a DVD about Glacier National Park that night, Jan's favorite place on earth! ...
... didn't work so had to traipse all the way back to reception to have a new one made. As I finally got into the room and allowing for the time difference it had been as near as damn it 24 hours since the alarm went off in South Wales. Ah the joys of international travel ...
... huge patches of grass. There was a path up the centre of the two main patches of grass and as we walked up, we saw sporadic statues of cannons and people reading / other tourists taking pictures. After a bag search, we entered into the first floor rotunda. A cello band was playing which really matched the grand decor - portraits, marble arches and looking up, you could see the huge domed roof that could be seen for miles from outside. We did a self guided tour around ...
It just got real. I'm sitting in the Austin airport writing to you all for the last time on American soil for about 7 months! I knew that the time before my departure would pass quickly, but I can't help feeling like I literally teleported to this moment. 2013 was chalk full of big moments and lasting memories. It was also a time for rest and relaxation these last few months. While I have been ...
Suitcases are packed for our adventure, house is in order, cat is set to be tended...but there are last minute chores and items scheduled for the day prior to leaving. The final laundry is loaded into the washing machine, the machine started, and...yep, water water everywhere! So the final day is consumed with mops, pails, and plumbers. On the bright side, however, so happy it didn't happen while we are ...
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