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Travel Blogs from Galveston
There were several large tankers at anchor in the Bolivar roads as we neared Galveston. This is the term for the area as the ships leave Galveston and cross between Bolivar peninsula and Galveston and head out into the open seas. Got to visit with more friends before heading back to Central Texas to continue with getting all we needed to get done, done.
... Galveston Island we had two sunny days and less wind. A really nice state park in the dunes and on the beach, all 32 miles of it. Great sites much like Mustang Isl. SP. Signs for Watch for Snakes… at both state parks and poisonous too? Forgot to ask what kind. I think it was too chilly for them to be out and about! Homes are very colorful, a wide variety of bright beach colors. They are built on 10-16’ stilts, I guess due ...
... I had screwed up, I thought the Jack
Robertson band came on at 4:00 pm, but after talking to the other couples I
went on the net and found they started at 5:30 pm. This screwed everything up
for us, and the couples had left separately for the day so I could not convey
our new plans, dinner first.
Post 44 serves dinner from 5:00 – 7:00 pm so we arrived on
site at 4:45 got our drinks and seats at the bar, and watched closely as the
kitchen staff ...
... they'll disappear if someone gets hurt!
After dinner we went for a long bike ride on the beach as this will be our last stop for awhile on the ocean. We saw some people horseback riding and all agreed that we would like to try that at some point on the trip. Everyone was eager to get going the next day as we were going to be meeting the Stewart family in San Antonio! We couldn't ...
... was a new baby seal), and then the penguins. There were four kinds of penguins - King (biggest other than Emperor), Chinstrap (named for their black strip under their chin), Rockhoppers (because they hop from rock to rock rather than walking), and Gentoo. My favorite were the Rockhoppers because of their fancy hairdo (and these particular ones are from Montreal). Roger liked the ones that shot out of ...