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... blocked the doors of the lighthouse so people could not get in and be rescued and the people inside could hear their screams. Nice story, huh?
Then the ferry ride. Always fun and there is the chance to see the dolphins playing alongside the ferry and see the gulls and pelicans following along behind the ferry. Fortunately, they only allow feeding of the birds at the back of ...
2/9 - 2/13/2014 Off to the Gulf Coast of Texas… Corpus Christi-Mustang Island and Galveston Island
We arrived at Mustang Island in the fog and will likely be in the fog for a week! Chilly temps. The beach is long & clean (tho I did pick up a penny with tiny shells stuck to the tar, Dan called it the BP Connection) …no mustangs tho, twas a loooong time ago when they roamed here. Even with the wind,fog & mist ...
... it was received.
The first night we were there for dinner was fishy
Wednesday. We walked into a full house around 6:00 pm. and grabbed a couple of
stools at the bar. We surveyed the
action, ordered a couple of drinks and struck up a conversation with the
fellows beside us. I then figured out the routine and went up and placed our
orders, deep-fried for me, have not had this for a long time, and shrimp
platter for Angie. Went and sat back down and ...
... enjoyed watching them as we woke up. The kids had fun building a fort in the trailer after which we noticed Clare had somehow gotten a marshmallow stuck in her hair. We had to cut it out and still don't know how it happened!
After a swim and a game of mini golf we headed down the street to the state park. We set up, did some school work, went grocery shopping then drove ...
61 degrees this morning, but very foggy. We finally got to take a walk along the beach, in the fog. :)
After several blocks along the Seawall, we did a big square and walked thru the neighborhood. It's a mixture of some nicely restored houses, some okay houses, and a lot of pretty shabby houses. I guess a typical beach neighborhood. It was interesting because as we left the seawall area, the fog subsided, but ...