I have almost been home for two weeks and the holiday blues have definitely set in. The journey back from the US was rather uneventful and for a few days I was certain I would escape without experiencing any jetlag. Once it hit me though I felt like the walking dead. I was awake when… Continue reading Holiday blues
Beautiful Fredericksburg. A German town located in the hill country of Texas. I recommend you visit if you're ever in the area.
The Enchanted Rock was on my wishlist of places to see while I was in Texas and when new friends I met in Galveston extended an open invitation to stay with them the choice to head north from Austin to Fredericksburgh was easy. The Enchanted Rock is actually a large pink granite monadnock. It is… Continue reading Enchanted Rock – Texas
This was another of the things that drew me to visit Austin. The thought of being able to see the nightly movement of approximately 1.5 million bats. I had read comments about it not being worth it since it was too crowded and not really worth watching, but decided this was something I wouldn't be… Continue reading The bats of Congress Avenue Bridge – Austin
This is a must see if you visit Austin. It is located on 1100 Congress Avenue. Beautifully nestled on top of a hill and surrounded by gorgeous gardens. On weekdays it is open from 7 AM to 10 PM. Weekends 9 AM to 8 PM. During legislative sessions the opening hours may be extended. It… Continue reading Texas State Capitol – Austin
I said I would be on a quest to find weird things to see while I travelled and you can definitely say that Austin has its share of weird stuff. Austin - keep it weird! You can even buy a t-shirt with the saying if you want. Unfortunately I missed the House of Garbage, but… Continue reading The museum of Weird – Austin
Where ever I have been in the US this summer holiday it has been hot hot hot. I got to test out the beaches in Miami and Galveston to cool down, but I tell you it doesn't work. It is nothing like swimming in the North Sea. You practically just walk into something wet. No… Continue reading A welcomed cool down at Barton Springs, Austin
My last visit on my CityPASS in Dallas was to the Perot Museum of Natural Science. CityPASS includes general admission to 11 hands-on exhibit halls and a 3D film, plus any public programming on day of admission. Location 2201 N. Field Street Dallas TX 75201 Dallas, TX 75201 View Map Opening hours Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm… Continue reading Perot Museum of Nature & Science, Dallas
Downtown Dallas had so many photo ops I almost ended up with a creaked neck from looking up. I just wanted to share some photos from my walk around the neighbourhood near the Magnolia Hotel.
My 3rd stop in Dallas was visiting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Location: 2943 SMU Boulevard Dallas, TX 75205 Opening hours Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm Sun, 12pm-5pm Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day Here I also got to meet up with Ted who I hadn't seen since high school… Continue reading George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum – Dallas