La Quinta Inn Austin North
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Day 2 of our trip was a long one: excluding stops, travel time was 9 hours. That is a LOT of Louisiana and a ton of Texas.
Fortunately, once we hit the first Texas exit on I-10 (mile marker 880. Yes, Eight Hundred and Eighty), it was like we got a second wind. The scenery was an immediate upgrade, with dead trees and bayou country being …
... br> After Opening Ceremonies we went back to the hotel and changed and walked through Times Square to a New York pizzeria! We saw all the Broadway shows and bright lights of the cities. The kids almost fell asleep into their pizzas, so after all that excitement we all quickly checked back in to the hotel and went to sleep!
Sorry there is not more pictures - my phone died! I'll try to upload more from everyone else soon!
... the hell they were talking about here as it certainly wasn't apparent where or what was weird about Austin. Anyway we were hopeful that the duck tour would enlighten us. We then approached the awaiting bus and were accosted by a Willie Nelson look-a-like, who turned out to be our bus driver and guide.
I reckon this bloke had a fascination for Willie Nelson and Stevie Ray Vaughan because he kept talking about them both for the whole trip. That aside, ...
On leaving Dallas we had a small incident in Tim, Sean and Branch's parking garage. Frustratingly a woman cut a corner short and drove into the front of us. The damages were minor on both sides however we will require a new bumper. Fortunately the woman was very apologetic and claimed responsibility.
It was a short drive south to Austin to meet up with Brett's ...
... of a fluid retaining foot that people still comment on and ask if I’m OK. These boots are gorgeous and hid my foot beautifully. But I feel a tiny bit self conscious wearing them. These are not the boots of a budget traveller and I’m a little worried my foot wear now screams ‘moneyed up tourist’ instead of penniless back packer. But these boots were made for walkin and that just what I’ll do (maybe after I’ve let my blister heal). ...
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