Posts Tagged ‘Galveston Texas’

I took a stroll through The Strand on Galveston Island today and practiced a little landscape and city scene photography along with a little evening beach photography. It was a lot of fun! I hope you enjoy the views as much as I enjoyed taking the photos.

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This Photo was taken in Galveston Island Texas June 21, 2014. Our beaches have been under attack by Sargassum seaweed in epics

proportions never before seen in 160 years of record keeping.  This seaweed here is three feet thick. In some places it is twelve feet deep.

The environment is out of balance.

Pleasure pier http://www.pleasurepier.com/ is built on the old Flagship Hotel pier in Galveston, Texas. This pier rivals Navy Pier in Chicago, or the Santa Monica Pier. Right on the Pier is the famous Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, if you are hungry! http://www.bubbagump.com/ There are snack shops, games, high and low thrill rides, and live music. Here are few photos from the pier. I hope you enjoy and find time to visit!

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Having a hobby as a musician, I am often privileged to special parties and events. A few years back, I took several photos at the Lone Star Flight Museum http://www.lsfm.org/index.html  in Galveston, Texas while playing for the U.S.S. Texas Submarine Commissioning party for the United States Navy. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Texas_%28SSN-775%29

The museum has a great collection of vintage war planes. If you want to do a draw down on your wallet, they also offer plane rides in a few selected aircraft.

So if you’re in Galveston, Texas, make a trip over to the museum, and learn a little about the history of flight.

Here are a few photos from the museum.

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They macaws are speaking! Look at their eyes. They are saying,”Can you believe all these humans walking by gawking at us and taking photos?”

I took this photo at Moody Gardens Rain Forest Pyramid in Galveston, Texas.

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These guys are flat and googly eyed. I took this photo at Moody Gardens Aquarium in Galveston, Texas.

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I took this photo in Galveston, Texas.

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The Paddle Wheeler

Cruising the water

Full steam ahead paddles turn

Destination home

2013 Albert Moyer, Jr.

I took this photo overlooking Offatts Bayou in Galveston, Texas.

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I took a photo of this Hyacinth Macaw in the Moody Gardens Tropical Rain Forest Pyramid.

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This photo was taken at the Moody Gardens Rainforest Pyramid.

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