October 22, 2010

Explore Austin Texas

Austin is the Capital of Texas, also knows "live music capital of the world" with music festivals like Austin city limits, which has 75,000 people attend. It is also home to the University of Texas, one of the largest schools in the USA. South by Southwest, an annual set of film, interactive media, and music festivals. Home to Formula 1 races at Circuit of the Americas.  Austin with beautiful parks and lakes, is great for hiking, biking, and swimming.

For High Resolution Pictures http://www.arvphotos.com/austin_texas



Austin has beautiful Murals, above “Greetings from Austin” 1720 S. First Street, Austin



Above  - Texas State Capital Building Austin


The above 2 pictures I took from Lake Travis Austin, some beautiful Sunsets can be seen from Lake Travis Austin. 

Austin has some beautiful walking trails, one my favorite Sunday things to do, is walking the trail by Town lake Austin.

Hot Chilli Festival Austin Texas Above, and Austin Chinese New year Celebrations.



























Austin 360 Bridge also known as The Pennybacker Bridge in Austin, Texas. click to enlarge.




For any Visitor to Austin, A walk around Town Lake aka Lady Bird Lake should be on there list of things to do, First picture of Austin Sunset taken from Pfluger Pedestrian bridge (also called Lamar Pedestrian bridge)








Above The Boardwalk at Lady Bird Lake

Below - Home Slice Pizza on Congress Ave, South Congress Ave


Austin has a lot of food trucks and all kinds of Food, From Tex-Mex to BBQ, or if international Cuisine is something you are in the mood for, there are close to 1000 food trucks in Austin, below picture of a food truck selling Japanese Street food.






















Austin's Motto is 'Keep Austin Weird', from hipster East 6th Street - popular with UT students, to Cathedral of Junk or Chicken Shit Bingo, there is plenty of Weirdness in Austin, Below Marias Tacos Xpress popular for its Sunday's Hippy Church, on Sundays you can drink Bloody Maries, eat tacos and listen to gospel Music.




Austin Recommendations for Travelers Click Here

Below University of Texas Austin



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2 comments :

  1. 1,ooo food trucks? I'm in! Austin is on my list of places to visit for sure. Thanks for sharing all of your great photos and info.! :)

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  2. Austin is such a fun city! I'd love to get back to visit.

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