Hampton Inn Texas City
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... online research, then searches the skyline for a nice, new building, and then conducts a 12 point room inspection before playing “Let’s Make a Deal” with the front desk. Clean carpets for Mathew on the floor and the rigorous room inspections aside, she usually comes out befriending the receptionist as she did last night with Sonya. I don’t think you’ll find this method in any of the travel guides, but it seems to work well for ...
... in Galveston and Darren captured a dolphin.
So we head to San Antonio only to be caught in what we thought was rush hour traffic... turns out it was the traffic created by the parade for the San Antonio Spurs after winning the NBA. Brad said later he was caught up in the celebration when he arrived in San Antonio earlier in the week ...
On our way to Galveston we got caught in traffic so we opted for an adventure in the form of a detour. What a surprising view. The Gulf roughly lapping the shores; beautiful homes on stilts, pastel colors of beach community homes were easy on the eye. I wish more of them were caught in pictures. Small farms, resturants and shops dotted the main drag and the bay was so still in direct contrast of the gulf. This was an enjoyable ...
... recovered from a sunken pirate ship. Pieces of eight anyone?
Had a seafood dinner and a couple of litres of Diet Coke. If you order a soft drink here by the time you are half way through your glass another mysteriously arrives and if you start on the second glass don't be surprised when the third glass rocks up.
Off to NASA tomorrow :)
... walk around it on the ground. It was huge.
On return to the main center we headed back out to the car for lunch (stamp on the wrist for re-entry). After lunch we watched a couple of films on life as an astronaut on a large 5-storey high IMAX screen, played with some simulators (landing a shuttle, planning a trip to Mars). We looked at some interactive simulators where you got to fly and it spun with you. It turned 360 degrees! ...
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