Super 8 San Marcos
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... street district. People, including yours truly, were drawn to the sounds coming from a pub called 'The Blind Pig'. Next 31/2 hours were pure musical fun. There was a three member band called Amber Lucille and the Lightness.
Initially, I thought that they were going to play some soft rock/country etc. but they kicked it up and played everything from Chuck berry and Beatles to Stevie Ray to Nirvana and ...
... our bed. We were, understandably, a little bit shocked. The people working at the hostel that evening came in, laughed for a bit, took a bunch of photos on their phones, and then spent the next two hours clumsily nailing it back up again with a nice big black tarp underneath so that the leaking roof wouldn't leak as much any more. That didn't work so good, the roof almost collapsed again and the black plastic just leaked in big dumps instead of little ...
... a bigger surprise than most. I am not saying it isn't a pleasant surprise though, Austin is really a great city. Having visited there numerous times now and experienced many peoples reactions, I have come to believe that Austin is an OK city to visit but would be a wonderful city to live in (if you can handle the Texas summer heat of course).
Here are some things I know to be true about the city of ...
... getting an eyeful! Once we were ready we sat out by the lake for a beer and some buttershots. Michelle’s friend Josh joined us as he lives nearby. Scott drove us into town at around 9 and we went to the Blue Moon bar where there was a live band followed by an open mic jamming session. Michelle, Fanny, Josh and I had quite a few shots. I think we had ‘o baby’ ‘lemon drops’ and ‘washington apples’. I had my picture taken ...
... kind of weather the locals live with on a regular basis.
Tonight I had some awesome fish tacos at Bikini's (Use your imagination.), a sports bar next to the hotel. Life is good.
Tomorrow I'll head for the Hill Country, the best that Texas has to offer in the way of motorcycling roads.
By the way, if you click on the title of each photo you'll be able to see a larger version with my comments.