View Single Post
  #3 (permalink)  
Old February 10th, 2012, 10:01 PM
Snoozeman's Avatar
Snoozeman Snoozeman is offline
Moderator
Admiral
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Bosque County, Texas
Posts: 5,420
Send a message via AIM to Snoozeman Send a message via Yahoo to Snoozeman
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Paul Motter View Post
I have always wanted to see Galveston. I looked at it on Google Earth. The port looks really old.
Before the 'Great Hurricane of 1900' Galveston was larger than NOLA. Had many firsts in business and development. The Strand area is very historically preserved and walking distance from ships. They have a big Victorian themed event there every year.

The Cruise Terminal (no.1) is very modern although in the shell of a very old building. They also have the largest terminal gangway in the world. Of course it would be in Texas. When they bring the Oasis of the Seas they will probably do the same improvements to Terminal 2.
__________________
Ray McDonald / Snoozeman

My Personal Cruise Blog: My Cruise Blog

Future Cruises:
Carnival Triumph-Caribbean-7/28/2014, Carnival Legend-South Pacific-8/30/2014, MSC Preziosa-Mediterranean-10/25/2014, MSC Fantasia-Mediterranean-11/2/2014, Navigator of the Seas-12/14/2013, Norwegian Jewel-1/3/2015, Emerald Princess-1/11/2015, Carnival Freedom-2/2/2015, Carnival Freedom-2/15/2015.
Reply With Quote