Gaveston Beach, Galveston

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    Truck - almost washed out to sea
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    Nancy - cold and wet at the waterfront
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    Unrepaired fishing pier
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    The Beach

    by basstbn Written Jan 11, 2010
    Galveston Beach, its seawall and tourist business
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    It was a cold and damp day after Christmas - no day for the beach. But we knew out daughters would each be at a beach in Oregon that week, so while making a short visit to Galveston, we had to at least get out of the car and put our feet in the sand for a few minutes.

    Along the beachfront, we could still see considerable damage from Hurricane Ike, which had struck the are 14 months before.

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    Geared for the Tourist Trade

    by keeweechic Written Oct 12, 2002

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    Galveston Island is widely known for its 32 miles of beautiful Gulf beaches. In Season you can rent or buy anything from food to umbrellas and rafts. All except alcohol as the beach is designated an alcohol-free area.
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    Galveston Island offers...

    by Kodi01 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Galveston Island offers something for everyone! Spend the day at a sun-filled beach, venture into a tropical rain forest, experience life on an offshore rig or take a trip into the future in space. Galveston Island offers a wide variety of activities for every age and is a great place to spend a Sunday afternoon or weekend.

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