Travel Blogs from Winnie
... team in Olympic history), World Cup football simply holds too much of a sway over him. He's not sure what he will do in 2018 when the World Cup goes to Russia, or, even more ridiculous, to Qatar in 2022.
On to New Orleans, where Mark was 20 years ago and, based on that, he's told Milo alluring stories about alligator steak. Talk about ...
... GPS decided to have a brain again after she took us on a small tour of the wrong area, we ended up at Cracker Barrel in Beaumont, Texas. We saw our first cowboy in 2 minutes. I had dumplins and a sweet potato. Evie had the same with a stew entrée. We wanted dessert, but we were running behind schedule.
On our way to Best Western Alamo Suites in San Antonio, we ran into rain yet again. So far, we’ve been pretty lucky, but at random stops, ...
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 ...
We drove 300km South East to the tiny town of High Is, the famed birding hotspot for birds migrating north from South America. We had made plans to meet up with birding legend Iain Campbell from Tropical Birding Tours (he does birding tours around the world, Laurie knew him from a tip he gave him while in Darwin to find a Little Kingfisher nest). He showed us around the best spots to go birding, we saw lots including the famous warblers that people flock here to ...
... to Galveston which looks a real fun place but as it was spring break the place was heaving, teenagers on the beach, outside bars, everywhere - no chance of a place here then. We'd seen on a travel guide that there was a free ferry to Port Bolivar so thought that might be fun, we didn't have to queue for long (there are 5 ferries) for the 20 minute ride, luckily the sea wasn't rough. Very different when you get off the ferry there are just some ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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