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"Galveston, oh Galveston, I am so afraid of dying Before I dry the tears she's crying Before I watch your sea birds flying in the sun At Galveston, at Galveston." Glenn Campbell 1969 Walked from the camp to the Houston Audubon Bird Sanctuary at Boy Scout Woods. Unfortunately, all the birds had already migrated, and all we saw were a fluoro green lizard, lantana and mossies! Back to camp and then drove along the coast, the length of ...
... paddies (need lots of rice for Cajun food)
Then we saw lots of oil donkeys as we approached the coast. Shipping on an inland canal, protecting oil ships from the sea.
We camped at High Island. It is high because it is on a salt dome, which is associated with finding oil underneath. It is also a bird sanctuary for migrating water birds.
The camp had lots of noisy birds, beautiful iridescent blue on black, called ...
... for the night. They deserved a little fun in the pool before going to bed that night!
We woke up the next day to the sound of ....... horses? Setting up in the dark the night before we really didn't have a chance to get a look at our surroundings. We opened our curtain and saw at the edge of the campground was a beautiful field full of grazing horses. We laid there for awhile ...
... and have stiff fins, so the guy took it off the hook and threw it to the pelicans. Well, what an ordeal. One pelican after the other tried to swallow this thing, but because it was so pokey, they couldn't get it to slide down. We felt so bad for them - it seemed like the fish was getting caught in their pouch skin and we were afraid they were having trouble. But they would half spit it out and try again, so we knew they were just being stubborn. :oP
... been such devastation, but there are painful reminders of the destruction still left.
At the visitors centre in Kemah the lady in charge told us about the number of oak trees that had been destroyed on Galveston Island and how they have been given a new lease of life because their stumps have been carved by chainsaw artists – yes right up Malc’s street of course! (She also told us how her daughter had gone to England ...