Sands Motel of Austin
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Austin to JFK to Milan to Ravello Scratch that! A little travel delay and now we are off to Italy via London Heathrow! Well almost 24hrs later, we finally arrived at Hotel Caruso in Ravello. Although our bags did not make it from London, we have located them and should have them soon! (Fingers ...
... kayaks. The lake is huge and divides Austin into North and south. We kayaked past rope swingers (some were doing summersaults!), people paddle boating and canoeists. People seemed to take their dogs out with them and they were standing on the paddle boats / canoes which we thought was really sweet and we wanted a dog with us more than ever (Megan, they were really, so sweet; the sweetest - you would have loved a bull dog called Maddie. Oh my god so amazing!). The ...
... and mot unusual super market i have ever been to. It is called Whole foods market and does exist in other large American cities too but this shop s their flagship. One could eat there, drink at a bar, walk around with a glass of wine, try wines and buy the most varied products of absolutely all sorts and everything organic and super wholesome and pretty pricey. Amazing though and we bought lots of nice things to add to what we ...
... back down to Austin.
Gotham City Bats.
I ran down to the Congress Ave. bridge to check out the 1.5 million bats that call this their home base. Just before sunset, the swarm began. The sky blackened. Apparently, they consume up to 30,000 lbs of insects each night. I quickly found out why people brought umbrellas as the bats began to launch guano-grenades (guanades?) at all innocent bystanders and bat-lovers.
After helping Luke move ...
... who tell us about dinosaur tracks at Glenrose. But we don’t have time.
We do, however, make the time to drive to Luckenbach. Luckenbach with a population of three. A little hamlet with nothing more than a general store, saloon with daily live music, and a dance hall. Covered in licence plates from the country over, Luckenbach is touted as one of the most lovely small towns (if you can call it that) in the States. We are glad we made the detour and enjoy ...
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- Rooms are fine, but service is lacking
- Nice rooms -- shame about the road noise!