Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks
Travel Blogs from Houston
We arrived safely yesterday with nothing exciting to report. Went for sooner at Papa's BBQ and then came back to the hotel and Sam went for a swim. Today we went to ihop and then hit the mall to get some last minute cruise stuff. We'll head out 1st thing in the morning to Galveston to catch our cruise! We're all pretty excited! The weather here …
So my adventure began today in Houston. After effectively two sleepless nights in a row, there was no time for jet lag with my ride picking me up at 7:30am this morning. Joe Eck - Completions Global Account Manager - picked me up, driving 1.5 hours to the hotel, and drove me out to SRC (Schlumberger Rosharon Campus), to talk sand control and reservoir monitoring. Mark Teek was my tour guide (SRC Client Relations Manager), and gave me the run down in the SRC facility. ...
... and great weather. We are here doing an overnight and back on the bus in the morning. Tomorrow will be lots of scenery from the bus. It's funny how things work out!!!
I will work on the pictures. You will love the pictures from a little town called "Old Mesilla." Plenty of great pictures and lots of history. Billy the Kid hung there and allegedly haunts the courthouse where he was ...
... where are they from, what do they do, children, hobbies, vacations, you name it. Today I didn't think Herb would get to interview anyone, but he got to talking to the man who owns the restaurant, founded by his grandfather and the folks sitting across from us, who turned out to be from Sweden. We've been watching cruise ships in the harbor outside our room, too. Tonight we placed bets on which ships would still be in port. It's been a great place to stay, the "Imperial ...
... two graham crackers, which are sweet American crackers used for s’mores. S’mores taste like chocolate marshmallows with crackers.
Friday and Saturday nights were dive-in movie nights. The staff would set up a big screen next to the water slides and turn a movie on, so the people in the pool could watch. On Saturday night, we went to the pool and watched How to Train a Dragon. At the end of the movie, it was about 10:00 ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center