NLand Surf Park

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Just when you thought Austin couldn’t get any cooler, along comes NLand Surf Park.  The technology involved is amazing to watch.  A company called Wavegarden has developed an underwater “snow shovel” that is pulled along the length of a 14-acre lagoon.  Near perfect waves pop up on either side of the pier allowing up to 120 surfers to enjoy the surf at their particular skill level.  The surf park has a sandy beach, a gift shop, a juice bar, a restaurant, and a nice deck to view the action.  It is located about 10 minutes from the airport and collects rainwater to fill the lagoon.  Now I just need to learn how to surf.

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180° South

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It rained all day today, and you may have read some news about flooding in Texas.  I spent my day on the computer and managed to squeeze in a swim at the community pool in between rain showers.  I watched “180° South” on Netflix, and this is a pretty good adventure movie.  The scenes in Easter Island are awesome, and they made me want to travel there someday.

“The best journeys answer questions that in the beginning you didn’t even think to ask.”