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... everyone he knew to check it out.
From there it was only 70 miles or so to Galveston TX. I went south on TX124 in Winnie TX to the beach and headed west. The oil wells are still pumping and there were wells very close to the beach. I road 40 or so miles along the water until I hit a FREE Ferry to Galveston.
The sun is shining, I am nearly done with this blog and might even get to walk around a little.
I got down here and ...
"Galveston, oh Galveston, I am so afraid of dying Before I dry the tears she's crying Before I watch your sea birds flying in the sun At Galveston, at Galveston." Glenn Campbell 1969 Walked from the camp to the Houston Audubon Bird Sanctuary at Boy Scout Woods. Unfortunately, all the birds had already migrated, and all we saw were a fluoro green lizard, lantana and mossies! Back to camp and then drove along the coast, the length of ...
Day 4I headed for Baton Rouge and then along the Gulf of Mexico coast as it was all Mississippi delta marsh and I wanted to see it. I wound my way along slowly and found a road that was as close to the gulf as I could get. I kept a lookout for alligators, to no avail though as it is too cold out. Saw some Ibis and white and blue herons. Lots of marsh plants looked familiar. Had ...
... got a porter, and went through customs in about 15 minutes time. We were loaded in the truck and leaving the parking lot by 10:30. We had no traffic on the Houston freeways and got to Dave and Sherry's by noon. After dropping them off we headed on to College Station and were home by 2:00. Tired and exhausted we unpacked and collapsed. It was a great vacation! Now it is time to start planning the next ...
... I have a Cannon Powershot something, with a few specialty filters and lens attachments that I've yet to master. Plan on getting some practice before we go. We also have a HD Camcorder and a couple small Sony pocket cameras so we'll always be ready!
Headed to Moody Gardens now to Practice with my new lenses. They have a Beautiful rainforest exhibit full of exotic plants, butterflies and wildlife that will surely test them out!