Days Inn Austin University / Downtown
Travel Blogs from Austin
... and making the most out of it...seeing as much of what is out there, meeting people that speak and think differently than I do, witnessing experiencing events that some people don't even know exist, is what this thing called "life" is all about. So for me, it seemed fitting to consider this visit home as the beginning of my, just shy of, five month trek around the globe. The time I spend with my family is priceless...the bonding with my ...
... are good at the moment, still some things I would like to check out - Rainly street, 6th stet, the many food trucks, the springs, the state capital - lucky for me I have 4 days left :) Went to Rainey street tonight to a sausage house & beer garden, one of the largest sausages I've eaten nom nom & good too! They also sold cider so I may have had to try a couple of different ones hehe! I got chatting to the guy next to me who invited me ...
... graduation, it was fantastic to be all reunited as a family. In the evening, I went to dinner with Nathan at Bess' Bistro on 6th street. We were both pretty sleepy after a busy day, but the food was good and we ended the evening with Amy's and presents. Nathan gave me some great gifts which will be super useful on my gap year, such as a camera, pocket dictionary and notebook. It made me even more excited for ...
After a home-style dinner at Threadgill's, we hung out for a bit with our friend Stevie Ray Vaughan (well, a statue of him) at the riverfront park, and then relaxed on top of the Congress Avenue Bridge, waiting for the millions of bats to emerge from under the bridge at dusk. Alas, they never flew out en masse, but we did see hundreds of them circling under the bridge, which was pretty cool by itself.
After having a great time in Austin, Our next stop ...
Fans - There was a bit of a somber tone in the stadium at pregame due to the passing of Darrell Royal, but that quickly wore off once the game started. The Texas fans stood the majority of the game cheering for their defense, and being appropriately quiet when their offense was on the field. They also have a fantastic tradition of remaining quiet and holding up the hook 'em horns symbol while there is an injured player on the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking