Holiday Inn Express Austin North Central
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... than when the poor reside next to the wealthy. We witnessed the obscenity of extreme wealth literally a few feet from extreme poverty in Johannesburg. I'm no socialist, but there should be a degree of humanity that can help raise the living standards for the destitute in a place where a five star hotel sits next to a shanty-town of lean-to shacks.
- American pop culture is ubiquitous throughout the world. Our movies, music and TV are ...
... for lunch I thought this might be a little much but nevertheless who am I to say no to culture. This place was voted best for CFS by National Geographic (weirdly enough). It was disgusting, like a beef patty deep fried with the same sort if batter you would put on fried chicken with this heavy white sauce all over. After this we go to a club with a pretty ridiculous RnB night. Talk about diversity, Austin has it all. Stay their for a couple of hours and then stumble ...
When shopping in a local grocery store, we realized the public here looks very different from the rest of Texas. Austin is a liberal island in conservative Texas, and the people seem very similar to San Francisco. Or, to make a President Obama joke: After Pecos, it was nice to be able to pay for arugula again.
Speaking of presidents, tomorrow, we're visiting the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library.
This time we're off on a 38 day cruise from Rio de Janeiro to Papeete, Tahiti. At the moment we are sitting in the Houston airport, waiting for our flight to Rio. We'll be on the Oceania Marina this time, the sister ship to the Riviera that we sailed on last summer.
The challenge was to pack for both cold and hot ...
We used today to orient ourselves to the Austin area. In the morning we drove to the Domain shopping complex nearby. The upscale shops, Macy's Department store, Apple and Microsoft stores provided several hours of interesting browsing. The shopping area is new and very beautiful with its tree lined street. We also drove briefly into the IBM complex nearby.