Travel Blogs from Galveston
Left Port Aransas early morn today to get a head start on the day. Rolled back the roof, put on some country music ( no other choice really!) and Hit the Road Jack ( another song post 1970's won't know). Drove through the oil country of Freeport. Man there is some serious plant in operation there. The oil pipes went for miles and the carriages on …
... in Galveston and Darren captured a dolphin.
So we head to San Antonio only to be caught in what we thought was rush hour traffic... turns out it was the traffic created by the parade for the San Antonio Spurs after winning the NBA. Brad said later he was caught up in the celebration when he arrived in San Antonio earlier in the week ...
On our way to Galveston we got caught in traffic so we opted for an adventure in the form of a detour. What a surprising view. The Gulf roughly lapping the shores; beautiful homes on stilts, pastel colors of beach community homes were easy on the eye. I wish more of them were caught in pictures. Small farms, resturants and shops dotted the main drag and the bay was so still in direct contrast of the gulf. This was an enjoyable ...
This trip begins with a long 4 hour drive to the port of Galveston, Texas. On the trip we stop at McDonalds for some breakfast and later arrive at our Discount Cruise Parking place. It's at a gas station, but the parking is secure and clean. So we hop on the free shuttle and see our huge ship for the first time. Wow!!! It is gigantic! 12 public decks high. The embarkation process is really very easy and effortless. We get the usual picture with the ...
... beach in Galveston. We picked up a pizza from Mario's Ristorante who's slogan on their sign says, "We speak very little English but we make the very best pizza". It was great and we enjoyed it outside at the campground. We watched a beautiful sunset by the campfire and then settled in for the night.
Since our arrival at the state park we noticed tons of little black bugs ...
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