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AO Tours Gives You Three for One

AO Tours has presented our signature tour “Austin + Hill Country in 90 Minutes” since 2003. For the last decade the tour has been providing a quick and entertaining way to experience Austin and the neighboring Texas Hill Country. One of the hallmarks of the Tour is the amazing mix of veteran guides who personally…

I Might Not be Native – But I Got Here in 1960

In the past 10 years of presenting guided tours for Austin Overtures Sightseeing I have many times explained to our guests  that I was born in Fort Worth but moved to Austin in 1960.  One of the most interesting comparisons between then and now has to be the growth in  population.  Back then there were…

Jules Nadeau – Running Around Austin 40 Years Later

Austin. (20 January) – Back in 1962, a young French Canadian hitchhiker enjoyed some good old Texas hospitality from an Austin family. In fact black and white photographs of this generous family are always with Jules Nadeau – and he is back in town and is…