Last weekend Ash and I went to Corpus Christi with couple of our friends. The last few weeks have been quite hectic for both of us and since things seem to be headed in the right direction, the trip was a welcome break. Corpus Christi is primarily an industrial town on the southern Texas coastline. But a drive along Ocean Drive will dispel any notions of being a grim greasy city. Seafood, as with any coastal town trip we take, was the prime attraction however other sights like the USS Lexington Museum, the Texas State Aquarium, and the Padre Island National Seashore surprisingly exceeded expectations. For a change, I’ll let my pictures do the talking:
Dolphins at the Texas State Aquarium. They perform a series of acts in a finely conducted show.
Although the billboard and lamp post mar the silhouette, the palm trees more than make up for it, thanks to the brilliant evening light.
Don’t miss the USS Lexington Museum tour if you are ever down there.
All beaches should be this well protected and conserved. The Padre Island National Seashore is under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service and covers a stretch of 60 miles of pristine unspoiled beachfront with nothing but sand, seaweed, and dune grass.
And of course, indulge in some excellent seafood. And it seems that we weren’t the only ones who enjoyed the trip. But stay away from the sharks.