Travel Blogs from Galveston
... Peninsula. Looked at Gilchrist, that had been wiped out by Hurricane Ike in 2008. Now rebuilt, with all homes built on stilts high above ground. Caught the FREE ferry to Galveston. First ferry since Ireland! Drove to Johnson Space Centre. Did tram tour that took us to the original Mission Control used for Apollo programs, ( like being on the set of "Apollo 13".) and then to the Saturn V rocket shed. Apparently this rocket ...
... 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 ...
... I go out yo play on Maddis scooter up and down the street we go. Then we decide to take the little cart thingy out for a spin around the block. We put Licky dog in the back. Gina, Maddi and I jump in the back seat while Tony and Chris get the wheels in motion. We drive through the estate but out to the construction site. Chris tells us the history of the place. It's great fun we go through muddy puddles the little cart chucks us all about as we laugh and ...
... shore excursions, you are allowed to order drinks/beverages on it too. Be careful, as you can rack up quite a bill. The last point before embarkation is a group photo.
We then got onto the ship, the time was a little before 12.30pm. It was quite a glamorous sight ... We hunted down our room which was on Deck 9 only to be disappointed that cleaning was still in progress. So we went off to the market place. There was a ...
... up to my window yelling with **** all over his hand, yes literally ****. He said it was under the concrete slab and had maggots in it! He hurried off to the bathrooms to wash his hand, whilst I considered it was very likely human waste - that some ******** had dropped out of their sewage pipe and moved the concrete slab to avoid cleaning it up. What made me even madder was that we had actually been assigned this spot by the campground owners, when there was plenty of ...
Other places to stay in Galveston
7 Hope Blvd., Galveston | 4 star motelfrom $204
- People, Moody Gardens is for real. It is outstanding to say the least.
- A great Hotel and Resort
- Train wreck
1402 Seawall Blvd, Galveston | 2 star motelfrom $112
2825 61st Street, Galveston | 2 star motelfrom $78
- Clean, Great Staff, Pleasant Stay
- Clean and reasonable
- Don't go here
6107 Broadway, Galveston | 2 star motelfrom $53
2825 1/2 B 61st Street, Galveston | 1 star motelfrom $88
928 Ferry Road, Galveston | Motelfrom $107
7404 Avenue J, Galveston | 1 star motelfrom $58
201 Seawall Blvd., Galveston | Motelfrom $55
2027 25th Street, Galveston | Motelfrom $85