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Travel Blogs from Galveston
... butterflied and stuffed w/pepperjack cheese, wrapped in bacon and deep-fried; and Southwestern shrimp cocktail - huge, over a dozen medium shrimp in a compote of a light tomato salsa, topped with chopped avocado and cilantro, and surrounded by tortilla chips - yummy!) Ate enough that we didn't want any ...
... new routines. Figuring out what we want to do each day and trying to not eat junk all the time.
So far it just feels like the weekend. Yesterday was the first day we just stayed at home and practiced relaxing. It is not as easy as you would think. Missing the family already. Ashlee sent us a video of Hunter (our 1 yr old Grandson) walking. He took his first steps the day we left. I knew he would do that. Got to facetime with him last night. Such a sweetie!
Morning: 19 C (sunny with clouds) Afternoon: 25 C (overcast with rain) Up and out at the usual time of 9:30 AM. We headed over to the Armand Bayou Nature Center. But first to cover a story... A few days ago as we were hiking at the Huntsville state park we were on the lookout for alligators. Karen got me at one point by saying quite loudly "AW, JEEZ!" along with her cowering away as if she saw an alligator. She only pretended to see one. ...
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 ...
... can't brag about the beach. I don't know why there are so many trees and branches on the beach. Combined with all the seaweed that rolls in constantly, it's not like the beaches we are used to on the west coast. During the night it felt like a true gale. We were rocking and rolling again and the wind was howling. So, there were really big piles of seaweed along the beach the next morning.
The water ...
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