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We had planned to have continental breakfast at the hotel around 8:30, but we were running a little late. Breakfast ended at 9:00, but the lady at the hotel brought some food out for us even though it was 8:55. We thought 9:00 was early for breakfast to end, but at least we got something.
We headed to the French Quarter for a walking tour at 10:00. New Orleans wasn't what either of us expected. We first drove through a really run-down area. ...
... 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 ...
... Houston about 4:15 and going in was OK, but then we had to drive through and out. That put a crimp in our time, but not too badly. There was only one time when we actually had to stop. By the time we left Houston in the rear view, it was close to 6pm and getting dark, but we kept pushing on.
We arrived at Gulf Coast RV Resort in Beaumont about 7pm and had to hook up in the dark, but we did and got everything inside settled. Now it's time for a good night sleep.
... with Risa's old phone. Her number is 956.371.6030. Texts welcome here too!! We are close to Beaumont about now and are enjoying a beautiful sunny drive. Robbie is very excited about going through the states today and keeps asking why Texas is so big! Soon enough we will be enjoying some fried alligator in Baton Rouge. I'll keep you posted of our travels. Everyone is excited and knows today will be a long day in the car. Love u guys! See you ...
This is the first stop in Texas. The picture is of a bunch of Latino kids in soccer practice adjacent to the train station. It is probably fitting for the new Texas that they say is turning brown and blue. Some characters on the train today. A woman who was loudly protesting that the stop at Lafayette, LA was not a "smoke stop". She was having a really hard time going more than ...
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