Hampton Inn & Suites Galveston
Travel Blogs from Galveston
Whirlwind Travel maybe should be the name of our lifestyle at present. We had a short time in Central Texas before we took off for Costa Rica and we made the best of this time to run errands and visit with friends and family from Llano to Houston, Smith Point and on the Galveston and back for more!
Drove down to Houston to visit with family and friends, then off to Smith ...
... hurricane floorings.
The Islands are connected by a free ferry that runs 24/7, and one from Galveston Island to the mainland too. We took advantage of them, saved us miles, avoided Houston and was a quick hop into Louisiana still traveling the TX Bird Trail. We saw lots of migratory birds, eagles, hawks, Cara Cara, a raptor native to TX and a variety of cranes: sand hill and whooping grazing in fields along side cows.
... the big bucks from the CPP, not even a ¼ of what she has
contributed over her lifetime and people complain about us getting it al all.
Pay back is a *****.
they had great entertainment, Smokey and Mark, it turned out that one was the
bass player from the band in Flora-Bama. As we got the last available table,
which was right in front of the band, no one else wanted it; we had a great
night kibitzing with the 2 entertainers. Smokey later invited us ...
... They even had a wooden roller coaster, which I had to ride. We ended up walking around for a little while then stopping at one of the restaurants along the bay, where we could watch the ships come in. You could tell when one of the boats coming in was a fishing boat because it was engulfed by seagulls and pelicans. I could spend all day sitting there, watching people and ships. After kemah, we ...
... 15/16 to the normal 32/33 on the gauge. The bike then seemed happier and rode a lot smoother - I wonder if we will get our money back from the Rental company - probably not :-(
Once we left the HD dealership we headed south to Galveston on the I-45. An 8 lane interstate that was straighter than a laser beam. We rumbled down averaging 70mph and within an hour we were looking at the Pier with the Gulf of Mexico rolling along the shore line. We found ...