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Monday, February 22, 2010

Watching Dolphins…

We were up at what seemed to be Dawn-thirty this morning although it was actually 7am. We were going to be heading over to South Padre Island to go on a Dolphin Watching Cruise with some friends. Kevin & Arlene, Mark & Dortha, and Nolan & Donna all met at our RV at 8:30 so that we could make it to Pier 19 by 10:30am.

This is what it looked like outside when we left Mission…we were sure hoping that the fog would burn off before we got there…

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Passing through Port Iasbel.

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This is what we saw as we started across the Causeway…hmmm

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And finally we arrived in South Padre..

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The fog seems to have finally burned off, now on to find Pier 19.

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OMG…look at this Shark…

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and then we saw our boat…the Osprey

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We checked in and gave them our order for lunch that would be served after the Cruise.

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We saw some of these pelicans…

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and some of these

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and that was before we even got on the boat…lol

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We boarded the boat and had barely taken off when we saw these….

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Mother and baby…

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We also saw this Jelly Fish…

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and birds…

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The Saint of Fishermen…

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This is the E.W. Ellefsen out of New York..it is dredging the channel.

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We passed a few Shrimp boats..

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Pelican Island

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and the Bridge opening so that we can go through…

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They pulled in the net so we could look at some of the sea life

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a baby Squid

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not sure what this was…didn’t hear what he said

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and then the Puffer Fish…I held that one!!!!

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And this guy looking for some lunch..LOL

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It was a great trip and now on to lunch!

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There was a choice of Shrimp…

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Fish…

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or Chicken…no one chose the Chicken.

Soon it was time to head back home…

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We passed some more water…

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and then it was time to do a little shopping…we made our purchases and on the way back to the RV we passed by this unique Gift Shop…

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We had another great day spent with friends…

Stay tuned…more adventures upcoming this week..lol

Hugs to all!!!

3 comments:

Bob and Molly said...

Looks like a fun day Lynette!! HUGS!

Randy and Terry said...

Dolphins are so much fun! And pelicans are my favorite!! So glad you all had a good time.

Jim and Dee said...

Thanks so much for taking us along! Great photos! Hugs back