La Quinta Inn & Suites Houston NASA Seabrook
Travel Blogs from Seabrook
... by the time we left to pick up Maxine and John, they were pretty much done. It was absolutely fantastic to welcome them to Houston. The kids had plenty to point out on the trip home and it was quite a weird feeling to be strangers in a city, yet showing someone else around.
We headed to our apartment for a quick coffee and chat, before dropping them at their hotel just down the road. We could have talked for much longer but showers and sleep were ...
... standing. We start with a driving tour of several neighborhoods. Some of the areas have small and big houses
next to each other—all held up on 10 foot stilts to prevent homes from flooding during the inevitable storms. Some neighborhoods live in extreme poverty, while others are huge “Plantation style” homes.
We drove onto the Galveston ...
... 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.
... I was able to board the plane. Unfortunately, or possibly fortunately, since I had changed my ticket last minute, I was put in the exit row. That's right I was the one armed guy there to help you in case of an emergency.
The first flight was the longest, and I was disappointed that this airplane did not have the built in TVs, I had been looking forward to watching the Life of Pi. I ...
... until you are too far from the US coast. I decided that this was a worthwhile investment and watched live basketball games until Wreck It Ralph came on. (fun movie) which was followed by the Disney original Peter Pan (it had never before clicked for me how Disney Animation had so horribly stereotyped the Injuns of Neverland.) The flight went quickly, they did serve a meal, salad, carrots, and a Thai chicken wrap, (edible but not very special) and after ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services