Pointe West Resort
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Well we have come to the final part of our road trip. We're stating with Brian and Adele whom we've met on our cruise to Antarctica. They are the reason we are doing this road trip, because they invited us to come over.
We visit some nice places in South Texas, For instance Galveston where we did the sculpture tour. Lots of people ...
... about on the beach stealing some of the rays but all in all the beach looks desolate. We walk down a rocky walkway that looks as if you are walking into the water, we park our butts for 5 mins and watch a pelican in the water. It's very calming and peaceful, I could sit here all day but it is rather warm and we aren't prepared. We walk back up the walkways and head to the aquarium, we wander around goffing about, trying on hats and fighting with snakes, ...
... get a porter, you skip the queue. As for us with foreign passports. The porters will have to go through the same customs line so not a big deal. The queue on this line is much shorter anyway.
Found our shuttle waiting for us and took us straight to our car - too ...
... can't brag about the beach. I don't know why there are so many trees and branches on the beach. Combined with all the seaweed that rolls in constantly, it's not like the beaches we are used to on the west coast. During the night it felt like a true gale. We were rocking and rolling again and the wind was howling. So, there were really big piles of seaweed along the beach the next morning.
The water ...
... We travel on a sand spit between Christmas Bay and the Gulf until we reach the "toll bridge" that leads to the western tip Galveston Island. I am very happy that it still exists and is in good repair. Information on maps and the internet can be inaccurate. If the bridge was out of service we would have to turn around and head back towards Angleton. We cross the bridge and approach the toll booth. Two bucks, please! OK, we have taken a round trip ferry ride ...