Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Galveston West - Seawall
Travel Blogs from Galveston
... very clear but a lot cooler than we expected. Matt especially enjoyed walking in white cool sand; he calls the sun scorched sand back home “lava”. The sand in thisspot has quartz in it and it stays cool, so we heard from Dennis and Maria, two strangers we started chatting with spontaneously. Dennis spoke with Matt and me, while Paula chatted with Maria at the water’s edge in the lineup of rental beach chairs. Matt liked Dennis right away ...
... 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 ...
... back into the rooms, we went back
down, secured the bikes for the night and had a couple of beers with the guys whilst watching a most amazing electrical storm pass within a mile of us. No rain although it was a wee bit windy but the skies glowed bright.
It was off to bed by 22:00 for a full nights kippity kip. Time for everyone to shut their eyes now - g'night jim-bob, g'night mary-ellen!
... because someone used it online in Canada to buy flowers (she had told them she was going to be away, so they determined it was fraudulent use). Her other card (Mastercard) was declined when she tried to use it, and when she tried to call Mastercard, they said they are doing a system upgrade and couldn't check her information (odd??). Ryan has a card that they are using now, but they are somewhat concerned. :(
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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