La Quinta Inn & Suites Corpus Christi Airport
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... to say, it played a key role during the latter part of WWII in the Pacific. Eventually, this ship was decommissioned in 1991 and is now here in Corpus Christi as a National Monument.
This western side of the Gulf is a much busier place than we earlier thought. It has tourism of course, but what we noticed the most is the huge amount of OIL production throughout the area. There are so many oil rigs out in the ocean; I counted 14 from our walk on the beach. ...
... we were not guests and should not be walking on private property. There was no sign at the entrance of the boardwalk which identified it as private property. Anyway we made our way over to the main road and easier than the way he eventually told us.
Bob picked us up, we made a stop at Whataburger then showed Julian the shark mouth (at the entrance to shop) before we returned to the campground. Bob dropped us off at ...
... luncheon at 11:30. Don't know why it's called the Red Hat/ROMEO luncheon. The ROMEO part is "Retired Old Men Eating Out", so that fits, but no one wears a red hat. Anyway we were at this Seafood & Spaghetti Restaurant which probably seats about 80 and there were about 60 of us. Actually I think more showed up than they were expecting since they had to add a few more tables to the set up. The ...
... watch SAVING MR. BANKS. Since we have already seen it, we decided not to stay, besides, I had a cake to make for the contest tomorrow evening.
Tomorrow the rally continues with lunch and dinner. Afraid that these next few blogs will not be very informative with few or no pictures (like today). It's kind of hard to embellish eating, which is mostly what we do at this gatherings. ...
... better than being in a traffic jam.
port Aransas was very different than south padre island. port Aransas is "rounder", like a half moon, it feels bigger than spi although i'm not sure it is. in spi you can almost see from one side of the gulf to the bay, port Aransas isn't like that. it's not the "strip" that spi is. and there is no town center to speak of but many little areas with a few shops and restaurants throughout the town. the birding center here has ...
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