Joy Sands Motel

Address: 1020 State Highway 87, Crystal Beach, Texas, 77650, United States | Motel
 
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This motel is located on 1020 State Highway 87, Crystal Beach.
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Travel Blogs from Crystal Beach

More moon rockets and shuttles

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on May 07, 2015

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"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 ...

The land of the grackles.

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on May 06, 2015

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... paddies (need lots of rice for Cajun food)
Then we saw lots of oil donkeys as we approached the coast. Shipping on an inland canal, protecting oil ships from the sea.

We camped at High Island. It is high because it is on a salt dome, which is associated with finding oil underneath. It is also a bird sanctuary for migrating water birds.

The camp had lots of noisy birds, beautiful iridescent blue on black, called ...

Chapter 03 Galveston Oh Galveston

A travel blog entry by romabeach on Oct 23, 2014

1 comment, 4 photos

CHAPTER 03

GALVESTON OH GALVESTON



We had a lovely Chinese meal with Henry and Gloria last night, had a long talk and learned a lot about the history of Texas. I found out that Texas was actually an independent country in its own right. The Republic of Texas existed from March 1836 until February 1846. It formed as a nation after gaining independence from Mexico. It became a State of the USA ...

The Great Storm

A travel blog entry by lindensabroad on Mar 09, 2014

1 comment, 10 photos

... br> Electricity and water were reinstated in a matter of weeks and many relief workers helped the cause. The island residents were determined to stay and rebuild their home, with one significant difference. They would raise the level of the city by 17 feet and build a seawall, of about 15 feet high and 10 miles long, to prevent another disaster such as they'd just endured.
Raising the city was a huge engineering task, requiring more ...

Heading East to New Orleans

A travel blog entry by gvw on May 05, 2013

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Heading East to New Orleans
Thought we would take the scenic route instead of going via the highways. From Galveston took a ferry ride to travel across to the Bolivar Peninsular. Passed lots of beach side getaways with all the houses built on stilts. Apparently hurricane Ike wiped the lot out about 4 years ago, so all the houses are new. They like painting their houses different colours. Moving through bayou country so it is very flat, ...