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Travel Blogs from Houston
... in seconds which was the only impressive thing about the experience - mcdonalds style burger bun holding 'meat' in a tomato style gravy/sauce, a ladle of bacon flavoured beans and a packet of chips. What amazed me most was that there were hundreds of people tucking into this sort of 'food' and obviously enjoying it. Maybe the stereotype is not so wrong after all.
I haven't mentioned the size of this whole area - the stadium, the exhibition centre and ...
The hype is building as we pack our bags for our 7 day cruise on the Carnival Magic leaving from Galveston, Texas. Checking and double checking the weather as heavy fog is expected tomorrow to delay the arrival of the Magic. We are hoping & praying that it clears & all will be on time. We are due to set sail at ...
... regulations. Zoning effectively acts as a supply restriction, and if demand exceeds supply the price must rise. In 2008 only 4% of Houston’s homes were in foreclosure compared to 11.5% in Florida and 14.4% in California.
Okay, okay, now you know what bored economists do. Back to my non-economist activity – watching Broadchurch on my computer. :)
Hasta maņana en ...
... the flight home, we didn't sleep at all. Too uncomfortable and the time zone was completely backwards to try to force it.
After getting cleaned up, Cindy collapsed in bed while Alycia and I went to Los Cucos for an early dinner. Over dinner, we decided upon a list of the top things at home we are most grateful for:
- Free refills
- 4g data anywhere
- Mexican food
- Snickers (and the other cats)
- Ability ...
... I was able to board the plane. Unfortunately, or possibly fortunately, since I had changed my ticket last minute, I was put in the exit row. That's right I was the one armed guy there to help you in case of an emergency.
The first flight was the longest, and I was disappointed that this airplane did not have the built in TVs, I had been looking forward to watching the Life of Pi. I ...