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Travel Blogs from Galveston
... blocked the doors of the lighthouse so people could not get in and be rescued and the people inside could hear their screams. Nice story, huh?
Then the ferry ride. Always fun and there is the chance to see the dolphins playing alongside the ferry and see the gulls and pelicans following along behind the ferry. Fortunately, they only allow feeding of the birds at the back of ...
... hurricane floorings.
The Islands are connected by a free ferry that runs 24/7, and one from Galveston Island to the mainland too. We took advantage of them, saved us miles, avoided Houston and was a quick hop into Louisiana still traveling the TX Bird Trail. We saw lots of migratory birds, eagles, hawks, Cara Cara, a raptor native to TX and a variety of cranes: sand hill and whooping grazing in fields along side cows.
... 10 minutes later
that the next wave of food was being served by Chef Ramsay who barked out
orders to the sous who was running around like a madman and sweating profusely
to get the garnishes on the plates correctly. As he was doing this Chef was
yelling at him as to what this order was or what that was, and as he served the
plates, get these ones out, call the people for pick up, common bust your ass.
All of this for about $8.00 per hour, I can tell you what I ...
... though (the one thing I don't miss about real cities) because of a couple accidents, and poorly designed highway systems. The latter is also a reason why my daily commute takes as long as it does. They have not updated the highway to deal with the higher traffic flow, and probably never will. Anyway, the weekend was a lot of fun, and I am excited to see what else Houston has to offer during my time ...
Packed our bags once again. Had a look and had some brunch in downtown Galveston. Lots of old historic buildings -very nice. Galveston used to be one of largest towns and was a large trading port in the earlier days with quite ...