Travel Blogs from Galveston
... his name - and he asked about where I was from, then flashed up Australia on the screens -- live from space - amazing. 2 minutes, but amazing. After Mission Control, we went to the space shuttle centre - and here I got to climb up into the Atlantis who was the last shuttle to fly in space - even got into the cockpit. I learned so much abut how it worked and what they did. Its brilliant. The final part of the trip was a visit to the ...
... about Sydney, some of our buildings, our politics. I told him that I had climbed the harbour bridge 5 times, and he could not believe you could do that. Messaged him some of the pictures. While we were talking his mother had gone away and came back with some food. She said I should have lunch with them in the park across the road with her church I did. Black eyed peas and grits. Oh, no. Now grits ...
Kids are off to school now it's our time. We go for breakfast and then head to the beach. The weather is amazingly hot, the water is unusually blue, Chris tells us that it is usually a mucky colour. We were hoping to go to the funfair but it doesn't open until tomorrow, so we decide to walk along the seafront and soak up some rays. There aren't a lot of people around after all this is Texas autumn but to us it is hotter than our summers. There are a few ...
The disembarkation process was very organized considering there were over 4000 people onboard. We were out of there in an hour.
Tip 1: to get off early, do the self-service which is when you take your own bags down as they get to get off first.
Tip 2: when ...
... Most of these homes looked new, so I assume most had been remodeled in some way after Hurricane Ike in 2008. There was still evidence of the devastation across this area; some homes left to decay on the far side of the beach road. John saw one sign at a condominium on the Galveston beach advertising units for $295,000.
We stayed at another City RV park, because it was also right on the beach. But, ...
Other places to stay in Galveston
17356 South Torrence Avenue, Lansing | 2 star motelfrom $204
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