Super 8 Waco University
Travel Blogs from Waco
We never expected Texas to be cold; well you don't do you when you see how far south it is. Even its northern border is about the same latitude as north Africa and then it stretches over 500 miles south beyond that to the Gulf of Mexico, or more or less the same as the Sahara! Then to top it all yesterday when we left Austin we did so in fog for …
... to get close to Dallas so I took 19 south. Nice two lane road but the speed limit was still 75mph. Needless to say I was pulling over like crazy to let folks get by.
Well we're in Waco Texas now just 1 1/2 hours from Austin and drive through Temple, where The Gourds are playing to get to Austin.
I get to sleep in tomorrow, have something to eat and aim to get to Austin around 9:30. I heard it is really going to be summer tomorrow in Austin.
... take in the sights. Great day.
Managed to get a new tyre for Suzi, so we are mobile again.
Big day on Wednesday 15th May. Tornado watch for Waco, Texas. We spent all night glued to the radio to listen to the warnings. Six people were killed just 20 miles from us. Apparently the line of tornadoes were heading straight for Waco, but changed course, thank f*&% for that! Made damn sure we knew where the ...
... it up, and VOILA! POWER! YAY! I'm seriously considering having that power lift removed and having the original manual crank put on. I worry about things I can't fix. Anything that needs power to work has an extra point of failure. The sinking feeling of having a camper 100 miles from home that I can't crank down is not something I want to feel ever again. I did decide after this trip to re-review the things I'd put in the camper when I bought it. Several things we ...
... while still being big enough to be useful during the three week free travel at the end of the trip. Here in Texas it is still ridiculously warm for late December, in the mid 70's at the moment. I'm not quite sure if I'm mentally prepared for the low temperatures to be found in the winter months of The Netherlands, but regardless the excitement ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed