Days Inn Bastrop
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Day 14 - Saturday March 4th
Stats - 860 KM & 11 Hrs. in car.
New Orleans LA to Bastrop, Texas …
... about 1:30pm and were immediately blasted by the familiar furnace of a July afternoon in Texas. We smiled and knew we were home.
My grandmother was generally on time to get us despite having car trouble. She ended up having to leave her car at our house and take our car into Austin. Luckily, we had left the keys for her. We arrived home half an hour later and dumped our luggage just inside the front door.
... Austin was pretty desolate, the rest of my run was the opposite. It seemed that every person who exercises in Austin was out on the trail, with many runners sporting half-marathon and marathon shirts. Although it was still pretty early in the morning, the air was heavy with humidity and it didn't take me long to remember why I never ran while living in the South. I huffed and puffed my way up to 6 miles, after which I had to take a few walk breaks but alas, ...
Being a native born Texan I have begun to notice that a lot of what makes Texas great is seldom seen by the average traveller.
In this day of superhighways and a PC in every pocket so many times it's the destination that is the main focus and in following that path so much is being overlooked.
It has now become my purpose to reaquaint ...
... that I have learned are a must have when traveling near the equator or to "Third World" countries, as pompous "First World" countries like to call them.
Why do I like to go to places where the mosquitoes carry nasty diseases like Dengue Fever and Malaria and Yellow Fever? But don't forget...no aerosol cans and it has to be in a 3oz. container because I am carrying my-life-in-backpack onto the plane.
You never know when ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed