Wyndham Garden Austin
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Second night in Austin and switched hotels to get internet, laundry and lunch
Gun Range shoot off with Tim & Jim (they won!)
Close shave - say no more
Trailer Park food stop
... as the ribs and the fatty meat disintigrated as it hit your tongue. It is hard to completely descirbe how good it was but as Dave put it, as soon as the first bite was taken the two hour wait completely vanished from our minds, and we would happily wait that long any time.
After Franklin’s we left our rental and headed out to McKinney Falls State Park where we would be camping for the next few nights. Dave and Sam accompanied us and got to ...
... from the narrow strip of coastal communities to the expanse of the Everglades. We were soon cruising way above the clouds so did not see the landscape until close to Austin. Farms and vast natural landscape gave way to the airport approach with the Circuit of the Americas track clearly visible from our window on descent.
After landing we picked up ...
... city is built around the river front and there is room to walk about without being squished, pushed and well just knocked over! I still maintain though there is a shortage of ice-cream shops! (Perth, you beat Austin on that one!)
We walked up the Main Street to the Congress Capitol on top of the hill. Now true to the nature of Texans, This Capitol building is the Tallest in America. Yes, they had to outdo Washington DC. You see the Dome on the top was ...
I hammed it up with some of the staff when I could and some of the other guests when opportunities presented themselves. It looked like everyone had a good time and all went without a hitch. This was one of those things that was more fun in hindsight simply because of the physical toll it took. I enjoy being part of familys' holiday traditions and I'm flattered that I'm the guy others trust to wear the mantles of these iconic characters.
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