Staybridge Suites Austin Airport
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... out of there in 15 minutes.
It's Wednesday, and we're still jet-lagged. I don't know why it's taking us so long this time. We struggle to stay up past 8 pm!
All and all it was a wonderful trip. We wish we'd had more time in Scotland. That was truly the highlight of our trip. Our brief sojourn into Wales was nice too -- we could definitely spend more time there. We didn't get to see Ireland this trip - it was just too much to include. We have ...
... showed a replay of the Murray match. We knew he won the Championship, but we are so British that we gasped and held our heads at every missed opportunity; 8 hours on from winning Wimbledon it still felt like there was a chance Andy might lose. But of course he was victorious and we all jumped up and down celebrating, getting a few funny looks from the locals! A few more bars, a celebratory slice, and then home ...
... checked out the Texas Uni Campus which is insanely nice.. Think I may need more education.. guess I'll have to go back to university in Texas. Student loan extension here I come! Also had an authentic Mexican meal with John and the SXSW crew. Poor guys - they'd already started working and were having to do 7.30am meetings most days! On a side note: Some proper characters around the hostel too. I mean hostels attract some weird types ...
... street district. People, including yours truly, were drawn to the sounds coming from a pub called 'The Blind Pig'. Next 31/2 hours were pure musical fun. There was a three member band called Amber Lucille and the Lightness.
Initially, I thought that they were going to play some soft rock/country etc. but they kicked it up and played everything from Chuck berry and Beatles to Stevie Ray to Nirvana and ...
... there may have been some casualties inflicted.
The view from the Y is magnificently jaw-dropping. The Y, which is nowhere near the top of the peak, is about 200 feet of white paint situated in the middle of the mountain. People are not supposed to climb on the Y, but we certainly did. Steven even prayed to Joseph Smith, urging him to put in a good word with God to help Mike Leach and Washington State beat BYU. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking