La Quinta Inn Galveston East Beach
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... rotting outside the Smithsonian in Washington, until restored and now housed at the space centre, indoors. Then back to the centre to look at shuttles, moon buggies and more . Touched a 3.5 billion year old piece of moon rock!!! Back through Galveston, then along the Seawall Boulevard. A 17 foot high, 10 mile long sea wall protects the city. Arrived at Galveston State Park, camped next to the water, just back from the sea. ...
Andrew, Sara and Emerson fly today to Australia for 3 weeks. We wish them safe travelling.
Set off west, across Louisiana into Texas. Miles of motorway elevated above swamps, with resident alligators. Crossed Henderson Swamp on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, second longest in U.S. at 18.2 miles long. Passed Breaux Bridge, crawfish capital of the world, and Lafayette, bisque capital!
Saw lots of oil refineries at Beaumont, ...
... to it being here. My introduction to Texas.
Took two free ferries to get over waterways. A great change of pace and I saw lots of huge tankers, birds galore and a pod of dolphins feeding in the bay!
In Galveston I had a Cajan catfish, oyster and shrimp dinner looking out at the water as the sun went down. Camped in the back of my truck at the Galveston State Park.
... into East Texas, which
is flat flat flat.
For those who have not been this way; there is
so much water in Louisiana because of the Mississippi delta, much of the
state's highway system is basically concrete slabs on stilts raised
above the bayous and lakes. The engineering and effort to build these
causeways is quite remarkable. ...
... yet people are living in them. I know a simple life can be a good life, but this isn't just simple. I could be wrong.
I knew we were about to experience vast extremes in living conditions, and we did. Hitting the Gulf road up to Galveston, it was one big, beautiful beach house after another. Most of the homes appeared to be rentals or vacation homes. They were built atop stilts about 15 or 20 ...