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TXIH Prelube! Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Traveling Monkeys In The Mist

Come along and pub-crawl your way through Downtown Houston via the MetroRail! We will all purchase a Metro

pass, which according to a guy that I know, should cost about $2.50. This guy better not be lying. I’m not going to

say who he is, but his name starts with a P, and ends with a latterPuss,. Not saying any more.

“Americas Best Value Inn-Medical Center Downtown”, which shall henceforth be known as “Le Slumber Castle”

is a cheap hotel near the rail. However, the rail stops at midnight and this hotel is 4.5 miles from the end. Other

options include taxi, Wave bus (until 1 am), car pooling with a sober driver, getting a different hotel near the

end location, or possibly hitching a ride with a hobo with a sissy bar on his bike. Hotels near the end are more

expensive but if you use Priceline’s “name your price” option, you can generally get cheaper prices and then share


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