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Saturday, November 3, 2012

South Padre Island




A few days of R&R before reporting to work.


Although I like to travel to different areas, I think I am happiest at the beach.
Walking or biking around a small beach town, whatever I need just a short distance away.  Walking along the shore. Low key, laid back living.




I'm thinking coastal towns are going to play a big part in my travels over the next several years.

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Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation
Sea Turtles on SPI


"Gerry" is a big guy and he eats
500 heads of Romaine lettuce each year

these little guys are missing a part of their flippers







15 comments:

  1. I'm with you about walking and biking near the beach. Enjoy!

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  2. Me too. No matter where else I go and really enjoy it just doesn't beat the beach. South Padre looks gorgeous. Looking forward to hearing about your winter there.

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  3. For me it is trees. Although I have not been to much of the Coast, forests call to me more than the sea.

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  4. love the turtle pics...I too love the beach and sea :)

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  5. The last turtle's head markings are similar to his shell. Poor things, I'm glad there is a turtle rescue for them.

    The water gives us negative ions, and I think that settles us. Very calming.

    A couple of weeks before I started traveling, when my rig was new-to-me, I used to spend the weekends at the beach, just parked along side. It was like I had a little beach house. Then I'd go back to a parking lot for the night. I'd wake up and leave real early in the morning to get a good spot on the beach road the next day. That was great! I know why you love it so much.

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  6. I love the beach too! Maybe that's why we have spent the last few summers on the Oregon Coast and why we are heading there again next summer!

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  7. Although I like to visit the beach I feel the forests and mountains call my name, and canyons. Enjoy your beach walking. Will you be living on the beach while you work?

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  8. You should enjoy Laguna Atascosa. You can take the 14 or 15 mile loop drive on your bike. :)

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  9. I'm a beach lover, too. It rejuvenates me.

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  10. Love the turtles. What beautiful markings. To bad about about the flippers. Sharks?

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  11. Love South Padre - Port Isabel ... Laguna Atascosa is a knockout .. Yep I need to go back ...

    See you in a bit! ;) you convinced me ..was trying to decide which way to go ...

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  12. For me it is the desert. I am not a fan of sand or the ocean. The important thing is that we all get to enjoy the various areas of this beautiful country we live in.

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  13. There is something about the sounds and smells of the ocean that relaxes me. Love it.

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