Five years people. That's a damn long time to be committed to anything and these Austin yelpers
have been reviewing awesome local businesses on Yelp for that long. To reward them for all their fabulous and well-written contributions, we all boarded a boat (like T-Pain) and set off into the wild blue yonder! Geoff H is right on the money: "Yelpers belong on boats and boats belong on the lake loaded down with gallons of booze and plenty of chow."
Gold elites braved the iffy weather and the drive out to Lake Travis to board two beautiful boats from Austin Boat Tours. ABT provided a pontoon boat with a slide on top (!!) and a magnificent yacht complete with cabin, bed, bathroom and kitchen facilities. Captains Kris and Austin docked us in the perfect cove and kept our drinks brimming. DJ Mike hooked up his ipod and we jammed to some sweet soul tunes whilst enjoying each others company. Amber D puts it perfectly: "The Captains were the sort of people you wanted to hang out with, and it felt more like they were enjoying the ride with us, as opposed to being forced to drag a bunch of chatty drunks (by "bunch" I mean me) out to the middle of a lake."
Sangria made from Tapena Wines, Strawberry Basil Lemonade with Deep Eddy Vodka and some grilled up noshes kept us all fat, happy and a little buzzed as we enjoyed the early fall sunshine. Five hours of fun with our five year elites. Check out the photos by one Miss Jelena Zanko here and the five star reviews here!
SYOY, Kelly S