Lafayette House

3300 Lafayette, Austin, Texas, 78722, United States | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Austin

An inauspicious ending to the RGV tour

A travel blog entry by clara.sayre

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Wow, so it's been awhile since I last wrote. The last two days of our four day stand in Edinburg, Texas were a disaster. A torrential downpour hit the city about 30 minutes after our last show ended on Saturday and since our lot was primarily this clay/dirt/sand mixture (or at least it felt like it), we all woke up Sunday morning to the biggest, stickiest mud pit/quicksand I’ve ever encountered. They attempted to find a new lot ...

Austin

A travel blog entry by whereshallwego

... heartbreaking and overwhelming.

Clare got the first score and it was all off to a great start. Still holding the lead at half time we were starting to grow confident it could be done. And then Cork went ahead in the last minute and we just couldn't believe it - after 70minutes of fantastic play it was all over. Heartbreaking was not the word for it. But for what was probably the first time in the whole game the ref seemed to side with Clare and O'Donavan seized ...

Our Second Home

A travel blog entry by levinson5

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... and Kara ultimately getting her
masters. The weekend led to us moving to Austin and subsequently
running more, falling in love with Run-Tex and deciding on running
specialty as a career. Austin was a major deal for us. The loop around
Town Lake was perfect and as is customary I had to return home by Joe's
coffee shop. The shop is more like a stand that is on the street with
great outdoor seating. Kara and I started everyday the same ...

Down the Rabbit Hole

A travel blog entry by elk_oil

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*** All names have been changed to protect identities ***

Let me give you a frame of reference. Imagine you are in the middle of some arduous work or vigorous exercise on a 110 degree day with 95% humidity. And I mean arduous; like you're breaking boulders with a 20 pound sledge hammer. Think about how you are sweating like a spigot has been opened over your head and salty perspiration is flowing over your brow, stinging your eyes, drip, ...

Ho! Ho! Who?

A travel blog entry by elk_oil

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... the moms, dads and older folks, too, because as I later learned, everybody gets in on the act, and the oldest adults -- I'm talking about people in their 60s and 70s -- want to sit on Santa's lap and pose for pictures. You cannot let these people down. And as I went through my learning curve, the mantle of Santa weighed increasingly more and I came to believe that there was actually a sacred honor in being Santa; it was up to me to carry generations worth ...

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This inn, located in the Upper Boggy Creek area of Austin, is near Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum and University of Texas Performing Arts Center.
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