Travel Blogs from Wimberley
The adventure begins! The first stage was getting to the airport, which was already a close call timewise, I must admit this would have been a whole lot simpler if I had just checked terminal that I needed to be at! I rock up at terminal 3, only to find out that I need to be at terminal 4, at this stage I was in huge panick mode as you would imagine! I flung myself into a taxi (who was angry and rude at the short fair) ...
... and mandate. The other must visit place will be visited in November 2012.
I wished the Austin tour book was more picturesque; I would have found out about "the bats at the Ann W. Ric*********gress Avenue Bridge". It is the largest urban colony of bats in N. America! I'd certainly brave the 100+ degrees evening temperature to see 750,000 to 1.5 million bats flying out to feed. Each evening they consume an estimated ...
... Texas way of life, the love of shooting, big trucks and the outdoors, the attitude that Texas is still the "lone star state" and their pride in their state. The people were some of the nicest most welcoming Americans we have met, apparently because barely any tourists go there as its not the easiest to get to and not exactly a holiday destination, they love having tourists there and go out their way to make them feel welcome! We are definitely glad to have sacrificed ...
Our first of two gas stops of the day occurred just outside Dallas. The station was small and I had to wrangle the RV to get up to the pump. As I'm standing there filling up some guy walks up to me and starts to chat me up. He's asking me where I'm headed and asks me about Austin and I'm thinking it's strange that he seems so friendly. Then the reason for his uninhibited social forwardness comes out.
"I'm having ...
Our fifth and final day we got up around seven and began breaking camp. This to date has been the most consecutive nights of camping we've ever done - 4 nights. It was great. We had a few bumps early on, like the furnace didn't work our first couple of nights. We figured out the fuse was blown and replaced it right away.
Some other Lessons Learned on this trip were:
- always take at least 1 liter of water with you when walking or ...
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