Lake Austin Spa Resort
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... is a fortress with numerous rooms and even stairways that allow you to climb 3 stories high. I was enamoured with the cement filled tires set with pliers, wrenches and other old hand tools. This is a real must-see.
Here I was in Austin, but I seemed to have brought the west coast drizzle along with me. So, for lunch, I tucked into J. Black's Feel Good Kitchen & Lounge downtown for a breakfast burrito and its build ...
... at "Threadgills" for dinner. The namesake of this establishment mentored Janis Joplin once upon a time. There are photos, lots of them. Gram Parsons is there, Gerry Garcia, Frank Zappa was a regular also. He liked the Mississippi catfish, so on his recommendation I gave it a whirl. For a bottom feeder, done Cajun style, that was a tasty dish to exit Austin with.
At the RV, I laid awake for hours mulling over our last great adventure of Act III. Yet another ...
... area for a drink and possibly a bite to eat. After a few stops in some cool shops along Congress we decided to embibe at Snack Bar. Snack Bar was an old 60s dinner/lounge style establishment. We ordered a round, sat on the couch and took full advantage of their free Wi-Fi. From there we hit up the food truck The Flying Carpet. They were dishing out some delicious Moroccan foods mainly wrapped up in nan bread so you could eat on the go. Since we had no ...
... see the Capital State Building. On our way there we stopped to take some pictures with a giant colourful guitar and got talking to a girl who was moving to Belfast the following week to go to Queens University.
Dusk was starting to set in and so we had to rush back to the Congress Bridge to see the Bats. It is estimated that 1.5million bats live under the bridge and they all come out at dusk to feed. Was a pretty cool sight and a nice ending to our time in Austin.
... kids for 11 days. The
first weekend I traveled back to Lex Vegas for my 20th year reunion.
W&L does a great job with reunions, over 50% of my pledge class was
back and I caught up with a lot of great teammates. Kara and the kids
headed to Austin from Dallas where we had spent a night with the
The first weekend Sasha and Carrie Godin came in from the Charm City.
This was Sam's first friend to visit us ...