Travel Blogs from Galveston, United States

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Our Last Days on the Gulf of Mexico!, Galveston, United States travel blog

Our Last Days on the Gulf of Mexico!

A travel blog entry by patry

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... them. The museum was ok but most of it was too advanced for the kids and they were kind of bored. We walked around Galveston Strand a historic part of the city, had some ice cream, and went into some of the shops. The older buildings were so neat to ...

What the heck is there to say about Galveston?, Galveston, United States travel blog

What the heck is there to say about Galveston?

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... 't be complete without a mention of the great storm of September 8, 1900 , when the deadliest natural disaster in United States history hit Galveston Island...a storm with winds exceeding 120 miles per hour and a tidal surge that devastated the island and ...

What!...Oh What?...Does this Dream Mean?, Galveston, United States travel blog

What!...Oh What?...Does this Dream Mean?

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... where I don't know the people. Having two famous Hollywood actors in a dream is a whole different story.   I drove to Galveston by the back roads. Well not quite, but I stayed off the main Interstate for the last part. In going this route I ...

Exploring the cruise ship, Galveston, United States travel blog

Exploring the cruise ship

A travel blog entry by bashleyf

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... fast cause internet access is $20 for 30 minutes. Ouch! So much for getting some homework done. I didn't get to spend much time in Galveston, but I did get to see my Aunt Judy, which was nice. And then my grandma started crying when I left, so I had to ...

my travels, Galveston, United States travel blog

my travels

A travel blog entry by bobby.ray

first trip to the ...

Welcome to A&M Galveston, Galveston, United States travel blog

Welcome to A&M Galveston

A travel blog entry by awesty

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    Today was the first official day of New Student Conferences.  Tiffany woke up at 7am so I woke up at 7am, which felt like 5am.  I definitely do not recommend the space bag pillow.   At 8:30am Tiffany and I ...

Cold Front on the Gulf..., Galveston, TX, United States travel blog

Cold Front on the Gulf...

A travel blog entry by mikeandkelsey

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... had the same idea. Why is it that cold fronts seem to follow us on our mini-vacations?  New Orleans was unseasonable, and Galveston Island was even colder. But... can't complain. No snow, right? We had a lovely time. in Galveston. For ...

Along the Coast to Texas, Galveston, United States travel blog

Along the Coast to Texas

A travel blog entry by bondies

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We left New Orleans early after deciding the plan of attack following our disappointment of not being able to get into the hostel in Austin. We had heard that the Garden District was pretty, so left the city that way. It was worth it, the area was lovely ...

Jessica's Half Ironman, Galveston, United States travel blog

Jessica's Half Ironman

A travel blog entry by brians_trip

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Wow. That is the first thing that comes to mind when I saw my sister do her first half Ironman in Galveston. Jessica is my best friend and I am so proud of her, haha and she really kicks ass. For folks out there that are not familiar with what a half ...

Day 8, Galveston, United States travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by dlmitchell71

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2010 U.S. Road Trip – Day 8 - 6/26/2010 – Destination Galveston, TX The family and I took one final walk in the French Quarters this morning before departing for Galveston, TX. Once we arrived in Galveston Island we took a ride along the ...

Room 4301, Galveston, United States travel blog

Room 4301

A travel blog entry by awesty

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... ; Slept zero and woke up feeling sick.  I got to the shuttle with plenty of time though.     My Galveston Limousine driver was named Frank and he was so pathetically cute, plump with red suspenders and clip in ...

Back Home, Galveston, United States travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by kiteboarder

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This was our Home Port for 5 months. You must go and check out this Island. The people are great. The city is nice. Downtown is a very fun place to relax eat and drink coffee. If you like coffee you must go to my friends Cafe called ...

Galveston - Pearland - Houston, Galveston, United States travel blog

Galveston - Pearland - Houston

A travel blog entry by passionfruit

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At the beach for a day. Then to visit my friend, her family, and her autism clinics for interior design ...

Day 44 - Crossing the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston, United States travel blog

Day 44 - Crossing the Gulf of Mexico

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

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Greetings from the Gulf of Mexico! We were thinking that this would be one of the most peaceful parts of the crossing - guess we were wrong - if any of you saw the front that moved through the South - well - we pretty much went right through it in the ...

Scenic Southwest and Texas, Galveston, United States travel blog

Scenic Southwest and Texas

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... and went out to a bar and shared a pitcher of beer. Something I never expected to be doing with Kellie. Drove the little bit to Galveston island to stay with Josh's cousin, Laura. I had met her before at UW. She's kinda cute. She took us around to see ...

Seascape Condos - Galveston Island Texas, Galveston Island, United States travel blog

Seascape Condos - Galveston Island Texas

A travel blog entry by buddhafuldreame

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... on what is now Seawolf Park. In the late 1800's to the mid 1900's, thousands of immigrants came to Texas through Galveston. On September 8th 1900, a terrible hurricane hit Galveston. 6000 to 8000 people were killed. The city was destroyed. Even now ...

Start of Journey!, Galveston, United States travel blog

Start of Journey!

A travel blog entry by doodlebugs

... offered to split a rental car with us for which we were grateful. They are cruise experts and we had a pleasant drive to Galveston where we boarded our ship. I'm looking forward to seeing them and the other "Cruise Critics" at lunch tomorrow. After a ...

Fat Tuesday, Galveston, United States travel blog

Fat Tuesday

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... pounds of concrete and steel making the 67' high spectacle. We were heading for Kemah, which lies about halfway between Houston and Galveston, the route took us slap bang through the centre of Houston, which is the 4th largest city in the USA I'm told. ...

Day Thirteen, Galveston, United States travel blog

Day Thirteen

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

... snoring soundly. Houston is just another big city growing out of control, but the night skyline is truly impressive. We arrived at Galveston Island State Park well after dark and picked a campsite close to the beach and the bathhouse. We can't tell ...

Day Fourteen, Galveston, United States travel blog

Day Fourteen

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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... homes surrounding the park are attractive, well kept, and lack that stiff planned community look of most Gulf Coast towns. Downtown Galveston has a lot of attractive old homes and there are a lot of coffee houses and restaurants. Everything is very clean ...

Force of Nature, Galveston, United States travel blog

Force of Nature

A travel blog entry by mikeandtrace

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... completely swept away and a few that had been ripped apart by sustained 70 to 90 mph winds. The worst was still to come. Galveston is a fairly large barrier island that took almost the full force of Ike when he was at his angriest.....but because it is ...

Back Home, Galveston, United States travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

... car...floated through the flooding streets and finally got Jim and our luggage.  What a mess.  We then headed out of Galveston, up to Houston where we finished up our shopping and spent the night.  No photos....and just one more entry to ...

Day Trip to Galveston, Galveston, United States travel blog

Day Trip to Galveston

A travel blog entry by davegibson

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... from the 'North American Hunting Club'.  Probably about $30-$40 dollars worth. Whilst riding back, retracing their route, to Galveston, Dave marvelled at all the house on stilts and wondered how many times they had been blown away in hurricanes or ...

Day Fifteen, Galveston, United States travel blog

Day Fifteen

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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It looked to be a rainy day this morning, so the Zoobs and me searched for an Internet cafe in Galveston only to find a single dilapidated computer at a downtown coffee house for $12.00 per hour. We kept looking and finally found that the public library ...

Day Sixteen, Galveston, United States travel blog

Day Sixteen

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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Another slow day on Galveston Island. Zoobley has been itching to get at the many crabs that taunt her from the dunes, so I finally gave in today and let her have a go. After a few failed attempts, she caught on to the fact that their burrows have ...

We're seeing Galveston, Galveston, United States travel blog

We're seeing Galveston

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

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... to eat.  We opted for Willi G's, on the harborfront. There was a 45 minute wait, so we walked up to the Galveston Hurricane Museum. They have a silent movie film of the flood. You read about the devistation , especially after the one we just ...

Too much to do in Galveston * not enough time, Galveston, United States travel blog

Too much to do in Galveston * not enough time

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

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... house.. The wood work detail will astound you. The one hour tour is $6, and you walk away wondering "why not me?" The Galveston Railroad Museum? Why not? When we entered I was taken by the white people statues. They are everywhere in the old ...

Out of the Bay, Galveston, United States travel blog

Out of the Bay

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

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Up to the airport to drop off the car and take a transfer back down to Galveston. Wasn't thinking when we made the reservations, or we would have just dropped the car off in Galveston. The pier is a mess. We're sitting in traffic one block in ...

First day of Conference, Galveston, United States travel blog

First day of Conference

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

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Today is a full day of seminars and meetings. No time to play (darn). The weather is still looking good, but they say there is a hurricane out there. Well, it seems everytime we are at Conference there is a hurricane somewhere near us. Time will tell if ...

Another day at Confrence and on the water, Galveston, United States travel blog

Another day at Confrence and on the water

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

Early morning meetings, and then the seminars start. This is the part of the cruise I like. You learn something in each one. The part I don't like is you can't see land, and the total sum of your daily "hiking" is from Confrence room to the ...

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