Shark Reef Resort
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En partant de San Antonio, nous arrêtons à Corpus Christi et après une visite au visitor center nous décidons de camper sur l'ile Padre Island. Le camping est dans un state park et sur le bord de la mer. C'est très tranquille et la plage est déserte même s'il fait plus de 35 degrés, 44 humidex!. Nous restons 3 jours.Nous devons utiliser l'air climatisé pour réussir à dormir! Pardon d'être arrogante!
... it was only a
series of fountains about 2 feet high surrounding a grassy area. Next we traveled to the historic area and walked
around the outside of several old homes that had been relocated to this central
location. We then headed back to the
campground, stopping at Wal-Mart for some food, a gas station and a car wash to
wash the truck.
... was a wealth of information on the park
including 2 short films and a very informative staff. We learned that the massive amount of seaweed
that is covering all of the beaches along the coast is sorgum that originated
in the Atlantic and is an annual event in April thru June. We took a short walk on the beach, battling
the wind and the seaweed. We then
returned to the campground via Corpus Christi.
a roadside exhibit with a map of the refuge we decided that the excursion was
not worth the effort and we decided to turn around, but there was no place
along the road to turn around. After walking a short distance I found an area
that would allow me to back into the weeds and after several maneuvers we were headed towards a paved road. After traveling Rt 26311, Rt 457 and state road 35 south we arrived in the city ...
Getting a slower start this morning we traveled back to Galveston to continue down the coast, one thing for sure our beaches so far look a lot better than the ones here. The houses that are along the beach are all up on tall pilings. There are really not that many compared to what we see at home. Most of them are newer, I guess that the Hurricanes ...