Travel Blogs from Galveston
Well, the day arrived and I was off with anticipation. I was going to do a VIP tour of NASA. My hosts and guides Gabe and David were amazing - especially Gabe The tour took 5 hours and I turned up at the Centre, was given my Pass and briefing. The two guys met me there, and we were off. Phase 1 - we looked at the Saturn rocket. This thing is huge and I stood in ore at it- I could not believe that the 3 parts of the rocket are incompatible with one another, and ...
Today I woke at 230 and could not get back to sleep. I fiddled around a bit on my computer and finally nodded off again. At 9 I decided to hit the town - well sort of. There are not too many shops here. Mostly Electronics and NASA, but I did manage to find a housing development that I waked around. That was kind of fun to look at the houses that they think are normal over here - they are massive. ...
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