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Actually we've been back since late Friday, as those who have suddenly gotten many more emails from us have suspected.
The trip back went well. It was a direct flight (10 hours) so no plane changes. Customs was smooth. They didn't even open our bags and the only thing we had to explain to them was about having been on a farm. But when we got to our car it wouldn't start. Hmmmm. Luckily the parking place had a guy whose job it was to help start cars so ...
Our last entry ended as we left the Big Easy on Saturday afternoon. I am writing this entry in West Texas about an hour away from Carlsbad Caverns. But let's not get ahead of ourselves, the last two days or so have been a blast.
We left New Orleans in high spirits and we arrived in Houston 5 hours later at about 8 p.m. Nothing big to report on the drive. However, most of the highway west of New Orleans was made up ...
We loved Austin, Texas. We got up to lots of fun things during our stay here. We stayed at the firehouse hostel, which was right in the hustle and bustle of sixth street. Sixth street is crazy and it consists of bar after bar playing live music. On our first day there the town was crazy due to a university relay championship that day. The street was all blocked off to cars and there were people everywhere. We went to a bar called shangri la and met a nice American couple. We ate ...
... the moms, dads and older folks, too, because as I later learned, everybody gets in on the act, and the oldest adults -- I'm talking about people in their 60s and 70s -- want to sit on Santa's lap and pose for pictures. You cannot let these people down. And as I went through my learning curve, the mantle of Santa weighed increasingly more and I came to believe that there was actually a sacred honor in being Santa; it was up to me to carry generations worth ...
One week ago, we graduated from college and said goodbye to our favorite city in the world - Austin, TX. This is where it all started: the friendship, the idea, and the planning.
Tomorrow the month long adventure begins. Beaches, volcanoes, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking