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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

rooms.

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