fbpx
Best Food and Lodging – USA Trip 2013
Oct27

Best Food and Lodging – USA Trip 2013

Read our best accommodation during our recent music pilgrimage A recent five-week music trip to the USA with friends has concluded, attending the Americana Music Conference and Awards, the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival and the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival.  I visited the States of Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Texas and California and there were many food and lodging stories. Here I recount...

Read More
If You Go To San Francisco
Oct04

If You Go To San Francisco

Read about our music travels from Austin TX to San Francisco   The alarm was true. 5.15. Jenny, Trish, Sandra and I are in the car by a little after 6 heading north on the I-35.  It was dark, no hint that there would be a dawn.  We had ahead of us a 3 hour plus journey to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The traffic was surprisingly busy at that hour, particularly the south-bound to Austin.  Trucks everywhere.  A...

Read More
Austin – Tuesday
Oct03

Austin – Tuesday

Read about our music travels in Austin Texas day two   Tuesday was a day filled with retail therapy. After coffee at Dominican Joe’s, the four of us arrived at Sheplers Western World or, should I say, where it used to be.  The store has moved to a new location, part of a budget shopping plaza further up the I-35. A successful visit at Sheplers included me buying a new suitcase at Ross’s which looks the right size...

Read More
Helping Keep Austin Weird
Oct01

Helping Keep Austin Weird

Read about our music travels in Austin Texas day one   Yes, we made it. And here’s just one tiny reason why I love this place…Austin knows how to adorn baggage carousels. Also, Austin has our luggage, the same baggage we so missed last evening – another plus. Having finally arrived, we needed to work out some logistics including how to return to Dallas for our flight to San Francisco. In the end Jenny and I...

Read More