The Shores at Lake Travis
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Today was our first full day in Austin with very little driving to be done. Jayne had arranged to visit the Austin office of the company she works for and meet a couple of her colleagues who are based there, so off she went at about 9:30am.
Once at the offices I met my two colleagues and they showed me round the office building and the training centre they have there. For the first time I actually got to ...
... and how much hair coloring do we really need? What would we have to have shipped to us midway through our trip? Do I really need to bring all of these vitamins? We were rearranging and repacking our luggage well past 10pm the night before we left, but somehow we managed to pull through.
We needed to limit our family to one roller bag and one backpack per person, since we are going to be carting them through airports and cobblestone ...
... one you get to race someone on, which is a lot of fun! It was also my favorite line out of all of them.
The GREAT thing about this company (and there are many great things) is that they have the lines set up where you don't have to stop yourself; they have a breaking system that lets you just sit back and enjoy yourself without having to worry about stopping in time. It was AWESOME. This was my first time zip lining and ...
... went to Franklin Barbecue; the place open at 11am everyday but Monday. The line starts at 8am. We arrived there an hour later with about 30 people ahead of us. By 10am, there were over a hundred behind us and it's not guarantee that everyone will get served as the restaurant runs out of food regularly. It's really easy to make friends here while waiting for the best barbecue in the universe. We met Ryan a software engineer and a mother and son ...
... my fave delivery pizza over here in the US, I tried Dominos in Vegas...yuck), took a shower and then I've slept for about 12 hours. I thought I'd go out last night and see 6th...but no way. I will do that tomorrow and Saturday though, it's enough.
Things that make me think Austin is a pretty rocking town even though I''ve just arrived at 6th /Congress:
All the way down here I saw: bikes, cheap buses, a lot of buses, ...