Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Corpus Christi-Portland
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Mustang Island, Texas….. who would ever think a RV would fit down here, and who would ever think we would come down here to find out? As soon as we arrived that first day, we walked down to the beach—we were in high winds, high waves, and higher piles of seaweed on the beaches, but it still was a fun afternoon on the beach. Why are the laughing gulls out in full force? Are they laughing at us?
Finding ourselves on "this side" of the Gulf ...
... where he could play in the sand. It was very crowded so I suggested that we return to the campground and go to the beach area where it hopefully would be less crowded, so I called Bob to pick us up and we started walking to the rendezvous area. We walked on one of the boardwalks which led to a hotel area. As we walked to the entrance road, I spotted a security guard and asked him the way out to the road. All he was interested ...
... good and the company was too.
After lunch we drove down the beach a bit. This weekend is SANDFEST and we wanted to see what we could, which was nothing! We will be going back tomorrow along with the couple of thousand others who will probably be here. Bob will not be thrilled, but if he doesn't want to go he doesn't have to, we'll see.
After driving on the beach, we drove over to ...
... By that time it was almost "Attitude Adjustment" time, so we packed up our dishes and over we went. The rally hall is basically out of our back door (if we had a back door).
We have a large group here this month and that includes 3 sets of visitors. Dinner was Turkey Tetrazzini. At least I could get mine without the cheese. After dinner some of the attendees ...
sand fest was going on the weekend that we arrived. our campsite was a couple of blocks from the beach so we were able to walk to sand fest for the three days. we got to see the progress of the sand sculptures. good music (kinda), fun food, sand, beach, happy people:.what's there not to like. well maybe the crowd, but we have found on this trip that most of the "good places" are crowded, but if you are not driving around in a car, it's not as bad. walking, biking is ...
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