At its weirdest, Austin might come as a mild culture shock for visitors from other parts of Texas — let alone other parts of the globe — but local officials put that openness and creativity on proud display this week for ambassadors from 26 countries around the world.
The ambassadors, in town for three days as part of the U.S. State Department’s Experience America program, enjoyed a broad cross-section of Central Texas culture and business — from a stop for barbecue at Salt Lick to a taste of Texas politics, history, entrepreneurialism and technology.
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