- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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This Friday was my Friday off at work. Thank goodness because I had a ton of preparation to do for this vacation. It was only to be two weeks long, but wanting to pack light for weather that would be fairly cold (meaning heavier clothes) and rainy had some challenges. I spent most of the day doing laundry, dishes, taking out the trash, and other chores, along with packing. Later ...
Not much to report today. We drove from Austin to Beaumont, Texas in just under four hours with only a ten-minute stop for tea and restrooms. Not that we're in a hurry, but Lulu planned it that way so we could watch the Netherlands play Argentina in the three 'o clock game (we're in Central time now) in our hotel room. After the disappointing game, we ...
... 4. There are some apartments that have a 10-year waiting list for people interesting in moving in! In some cemeteries, they use an above-ground system. Basically, there’s a vault with two compartments, a lower section and an upper section. Because New Orleans gets so hot, the body/coffin is placed in the upper section, and after a year, it naturally cremates, at which point the remains are then moved to the lower section, and a new body/coffin ...
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 ...
... 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 ...