A Town like Austin August 18th 2009 I’m already getting behind with my blog entries but before I start on Guatemala I have to quickly mention my week in Austin, Texas.
I stayed with my mate Lindsay, a girl from Arizona who studied abroad in Adelaide back in 2002. She lives in a gorgeous three story cottage with the ‘Star of Texas’ on the outside. She’s studying to become a acupuncturist in Austin but is on her summer bre ... read more
North America » United States » Texas » Austin Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more