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Travel Blogs from South Padre Island
... drive since I hadn't done that for awhile. Driving through the Port of Brownsille, you can see the tops of many ships that come up the 17 mile channel. This area is great for ships as the are protected from bad weather, such as hurricanes, etc. It has also become the center for the scaping of US navy ships. Doing three ships now with 60,000 tons of scrape steel. We ate out again, which was ...
... page showing pics of the writers, or maybe I am right in
keeping it in the Travelogue format, without going all that fancy, and being
able to update and adjust it as I go, or as I want to go? "Just thinking out
loud!" I like that statement, it fits to fill it in every now and then when the
mind wanders, you could keep these thoughts to yourself, but then again why are
you writing, or why am I writing? Why am I writing? Because my mind is roaming
... seafood again.
We spent most of the afternoon of the beach. Slight breeze and temp of 65. Go a little sun, and the bottom of feet are sore from walking on the sand. Beaches were fairly vacant, but the rush of spring breaker will start on Friday. We drove the highway north since Bev wasn't with me the other day to see the sand dunes across the rode. Then rode by the port area to look at the shrimp boat. Know home and relaxing.
... thought to be able 100 remaining in this refuge. Needless to say, we didn't see any but the 15 mile loop drive was interesting. The area is very flat, some areas with brushy trees and shrubs that a human could not get through, and some areas were nothing but grassy areas. This was all bordered by Laguana Madre bay. The most interesting creature we say was a northern harrier, a hawklike bird of prey. The rest of day was spent in conversation at Joan's. Crabcakes were for ...
... that commute. As you travel out of town the sand from the beaches beome more evident. Pictures will help tell the story.
After a little walk around the complex where Joan lives, and along the wharf for those that have boats, we went to have dinner at Pier 19. Food was great and the sunset beautiful. A nice relaxing day that ended with a conversation with a old friend from Thermop that I hadn't visited with for over 20 ...