Wyndham Garden Austin
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... of year to visit anywhere in the Northern hemisphere, and especially anyplace in Europe. Crowds, crowds, crowds. But the best time for vacation with our business.
We ate way too many carbs and sweet things (oooo look, Cadbury's!). I'm going through sugar withdrawal now, which is probably why I'm still so tired.
No pictures today. Thanks for reading my first attempt at a blog. I hope you enjoyed it.
Much love, Charlie and Mary
... made us all want to go back to Uni! After the tour we headed to Barton Springs which is a public swimming pool, but the water comes from a natural spring. As a result, it is very cold, and there are rocks, kelp and fish swimming around too. Very refreshing. Dinner was at a BBQ joint which had its own brewery on site, so we sampled some of the local stuff and ate some tender brisket! Yum! Back to camp and bed ...
... just got an impression of the city centre before heading back early to sleep off the jetlag. The next day I headed to a kite festival in Zilker Park, got slightly lost along the way and ended up having to get out the compass (thanks van!) to find myself about 2km the wrong way down the interstate highway.. Finally made it back into town after that little detour and followed the crowds towards the park where thousands of people were ...
... their lives at The Alamo. The town of San Antonio is absolutely beautiful with a river walk that resembles Venice. We spent hours just walking, finishing the day with a Margaritas by the riverfront in a picture postcard cafe. We also had home made corn chips with salsa, wonderful. Today we spent the morning kayaking for 2 hours and walking along the Lady Bird Lake Austin. We sat on some seats on a ...
... map! It was a lot of fun going to different bars meeting his friends and listening to music. We ended up staying out late talking with an Australian man who was in the middle of a road trip very similar to ours! It was great hearing his take on the US and his trip. He's actually ending up in CA not too long after us!
Just a short drive tomorrow to San Antonio! Can't wait to see the Riverwalk and the Alamo.
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