Holiday Inn Corpus Christi Airport Hotel & Conference Center
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... usually I am in search of freedom. I've lived in Austin for nearly 7 month's now and have been feeling cooped up by city life. The trip down to the ocean was a much needed break. Me and Seth rode the motorcycle down here, (about four hours) with just a backpack and a tent, and not a lot of plans. But it all worked out really well. We found ourselves on the national park ran seashore, that preserves miles of island ...
... ice to fill our Camelbacks. But, we arrived and the sign said they were only open Friday through Monday (it was Tuesday). Grrrr - it did not say that in the state park guide book I was reading!! So, we decided to just find a cute town and stay the night, as it was already fairly late in the afternoon and it looked like rain. We thought about Helotes, but ended up in Boerne, which was a great choice.
In Boerne we stayed at Ye ...
... First, there is the Lexington CV2, built in 1927 and sunk in 1942, during action in the south Pacific—it had the name of “Lady Lex”. The aircraft carrier we were on today is the Lexington CV16. It was completed in 1943 and was sent immediately to the Pacific during WWII, nicknamed “The Blue Ghost”—mostly because it was thought to have been sunk while in action, yet in reality, it was a newly constructed ship with the same ...
Today was a good day. After breakfast and the membership meeting, we waited for the Robin, Delia and the boys to arrive. They came down for SANDFEST. This is one of the times when "sculptors" build some fancy type sand castles. Another time is in the fall when South Padre has SAND CASTLE DAYS.
Robin et al arrived and Bob dropped us at the fest area (he didn't want to go). Where he dropped us was about 1/4 mile from the ...
... look and look, they were just all there!!! last place we were at, Randi decided to get a new binoculars and now this one is a new camera!!! i'm all in for the new purchases . we will definitely come back to south padre island and port aransas if only for the birding! but the beaches aren't too shabby either! oh, and dog friendly, both places.
we spent a day checking out mustang island state park and padre national seahore. another day we went to the north ...
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