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Travel Blogs from Port O Connor
Waking up in London was both happy and sad. Happy, because we are going home to see our girls and jump back into our life! Sad, because it was so wonderful to have two weeks together, free from duties or stress. For us to have this adventure was truly a gift that we will not take for granted. It has reminded us that we are adventurers at heart. The beauty of the greek islands will stay with us as we return to Austin.
... our family was in Texas, on the Gulf of Mexico, this past winter, I attended school in the small town of Port Lavaca, which is north of Corpus Christi and south of Aransas Pass. Aransas Pass is a nature reserve on a peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico. When our English teacher gave us an assignment to write an essay for the State of Texas Essay Contest, I chose to write about Aransas Pass, because I was impressed with all the ...
... of the area and found this quaint little fishing village. Most of the fishing villages have campsites right at the piers and docks. But, generally they are old and not kept up very well.
There's a lot of development going on all along the Gulf Coast in all of the states. But, sandwiched in among it all are these quaint little fishing ventures.
... their eyes on us. We were
basically forced to do this as the temperature had changed to cold, and there
were gale force winds coming in from a Canadian cold front to the north.
Angie went out, and I turned on the generator to watch some
playoff football. It then crossed my mind that I should check the propane
again. Doing this I say “self, that does not make sense, we have been on the
road for a month, there can not be that much gas.” I go out ...
... and look out in a field. Sure enough we did what he said and saw two mature whooping cranes with their young. It was raining pretty hard so we snapped the photo from quite a distance.
Also in the area was a 1,000 year old Live Oak tree. We drove to that and again, it was raining pretty hard. Awesome to see it and stand in its presence. The tree emanated some powerful energy :)