Springhill Suites by Marriott San Antonio Downtown / Alamo Plaza
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What an exhausting day - again!
We left Austin under cloudy skies with rain threatening. Luckily apart from a few showers during the busy drive, it stayed dry all day. The drive from Austin to San Antonio is only 1.5 hours so we had a full day in San Antonio.
Checked into a really nice Springhill Suites, this is a division of …
... cabbing it to LAX for around $100, simultaneously defeating the purpose of getting a smelly room near the airport to save time and money. The 405 traffic was brutal, bumper to bumper, side by side, stop start. A normal commute from Inglewood to Carson would be 25 minutes. Peak hour doubles the duty. Throw in an accident or breakdown and it can grid-lock for hours. I was sweating. "Turn on the air conditioner," said Deanne. Phew! That solved that problem. If providence was ...
... that it’s 20’ below the street level with lots of shade and may be cooled a bit from the river water running through also. It’s a cheery, artsy walk with café’s and boutiques lining the way. It’s a bit cramped and crowded so we didn’t venture very far and found an elevator up and out, back to the minivan.
Now back to how the earth-moving, Texas dry-ground conversation started above. It was one of the many interesting ...
... Actually, I can't blame them since it's basically ratchet strapped together. We also noticed that after leaving Las Vegas we have seen NO tow rigs older than about 10 years. Most are damn near new. We finally saw one about the same age as ours, and surprise surprise, it was an old first gen too. We did see several dead trucks along the highway though. Must suck it have somebody in a truck averaging the age of 30 years (rough ...
... like we won't get our B-Class upgrade after all...sheesh. 100,000 miles apiece and no where to spend them. Maybe need to rethink being loyal to one airline... Today's travel agenda includes flights to London (with a layover at DFW), then a train to the city of Bath, 1.5 hours away from London. I'm really excited about Bath, a town named for the Roman Baths it is built upon. If all goes well, we'll be walking into a B&B in Bath in just under 14 hours. ...
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