Monday, November 16, 2009

Day 13 – Mustang Island, TX – Gulf Coast / Rio Grande Trip

Day's Travel mileage 36 total mileage to date 1143 miles

We spend yesterday relaxing in camp on Goose Island.

Today we moved to Mustang Island and will spend a week at Gulf Waters RV Resort while we explore Port Aransas, Mustang Island and Padre Island.

Our route of 36 miles included taking the ferry across the Corpus Christi Channel. Mustang Island is surround by Corpus Bay on the west and the Gulf of Mexico on the east.

 

IMG_0001Our ferry boat debarking vehicles from across the channel.

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As we approached the ferry, the GPS directed announced “Board the ferry” and as we approached the opposite shore the GPS announced “Depart the ferry”.

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Ferry passing in the opposite direction.

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Approaching Port Aransas.

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Dive bomber in front of ferry.

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Preparing to dock.

1 comment:

James D said...

Great pictures; watch out for those dive bombers, they can lay the hurt on you. Enjoy Mustang Island; we stayed there years back and certainly enjoyed our time on the beach and fishing...we took a fishing charter; it was not too expensive.