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I had found driving in Dallas a nightmare and impossible at night. I had made my fist big mistake of the trip by picking an area near the airport called Las Colinas to stay in and a loft type hotel, both of which were hopelessly misguided. I ended up in mouldy, defrocked Holiday Inn, and decided I wasn't going to drive back from Fort Worth the next …
We started our day in Fort Worth at a nature reserve. We parked up at the visitors centre and started with a 1 mile walk. We immediately came across a couple of large spiders and heaps of different coloured dragonflies. Sam wasn't keen on the walk after seeing the spiders and knowing there might be snakes around. The walk itself was nice though. We came across 'Prairie Dog Town' which at the time we could only see about four of them from the fence ...
... a major tourist attraction. At the back edge of the old stockyards was a railroad roundhouse area. If we had gotten to the area a little earlier we could have seen a cattle drive with long horns but due to the accident we were too late. From there we went to see a couple of mansions of cattle barons. Beautiful old homes that were probably out in the country when they were built – now they are right by the downtown skyscrapers.
We went back down to the ...
... able to copy one of the three keys. They gave us the name of a local locksmith to get the other keys made. We then had a nice chat with Lenny and Lois and then started looking for a steak place.
Suzie took us to the first on the list and it turned out to be a Hilton. So we decided to go to another place – it turned out to be more of a bar-b-q joint so we went to place 3. Once again this looked more like a neighborhood college bar, but it ...
... br> We popped into Walmart to get some chemicals to take my gel nail polish off with, and I felt that we deserved some drinks to take to the pool with us later, so we grabbed the pinkest, girliest drink available and headed back to Genghis Grill for dinner. The people at the table next to us noticed our accents so we got to have that conversation for about the fifth time today, but at least they guessed British instead of Australian! Two points to the table at Genghis ...