Greetings From Brownsville TX

  It’s about ten degrees warmer here than it was when I left Corpus. But alas, it’s drizzling today, supposed to rain all day tomorrow, and of course everything will be closed on New Year’s. So it’ll be a while till I can start sightseeing. I’ll be here three or four weeks, long enough to … More Greetings From Brownsville TX

Texas Surf Museum

The Texas Surf Museum in Corpus Christi is a display of surfboards, most of them made in Texas, and some historical displays. I have never surfed in my life and all I know about it comes from Beach Boys songs, but I found it interesting and had a good time here. ​The museum ​Inside the … More Texas Surf Museum

The Nina Replica

In 1992, to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s voyage,replicas of the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa maria were built in Spain and sailed to Texas, docking in Corpus Christi Bay. Here they ran into a series of misfortunes. They were involved in a collision with a barge, and after being on display … More The Nina Replica