La Quinta Inn San Marcos
Travel Blogs from San Marcos
Actually we've been back since late Friday, as those who have suddenly gotten many more emails from us have suspected.
The trip back went well. It was a direct flight (10 hours) so no plane changes. Customs was smooth. They didn't even open our bags and the only thing we had to explain to them was about having been on a farm. But when we got to our car it wouldn't start. Hmmmm. Luckily the parking place had a guy whose job it was to help start cars so ...
San Marcos is a quiet University town settled by mostly German and other European emigrants. The San Marcos River is a great attraction and provides fun and amusement. The headwater springs are popular and on the University grounds. Doug hikes two or three times a year along the river and on the nature trails. Here are some pictures of Charlotte and Adi and also some pictures of a 10 kilometer Volksmarch (hike) from Jan 2012. Enjoy these pictures.
... 25C and virtually no rain since 2010, what’s not to like about Austin?
A Sweet Deal
The trip started off on a good note as Sue negotiated a great upgrade on our car rental and we got a beautiful Kia SUV for only $17 per day!
We arrived at our nice bungalow on Lund Street in South Austin near Barton Springs reservoir and across the street from Zilker Park, where Austin City Limits is held every ...
... in Austin around 4.30, it’s the state capital of Texas so we went for a little walk to the capitol building for some group photo’s. Got some BBQ for dinner at Stubbs – Fanny and Kathrin didn’t much like the smoked brisket but I thought it was good!
Went back to the hostel to get ready…took a quick shower which was interesting! 2 showers with ill fitting curtains – if you didn’t purposely avert your eyes ...
Tuesday, April 12th
We got up pretty early and headed out for Austin, TX. We decided to go to a campground first, see if they had any sites available for the night, and check out how easy it would be to get downtown from there. We ended up going to the Austin Lone Star Carefree RV Resort. Jared went in to see if they had any sites and check about getting in to downtown Austin. They did have sites available for the night and they gave him a map of a bus route that ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed