gulf of mexico

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

July 13, 2022 | By Ariel Castillo

An excessive amount of trash—or treasure, for some people—has been known to wash up on Texas beaches.

Babe’s Beach Dedicated

June 6, 2016 | By

School’s out. The sun’s out. So the timing is right as Galveston unveils a new beach area – Babe’s Beach – which gives visitors much more room to dig their toes in the sand, play volleyball or simply stroll the coastline.

Sailing Under the Jolly Roger

March 12, 2009 | By Eileen Mattei

The gray-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico conceal unfathomable mysteries. After all, it was here, in the early 1800s, where the elegant, entrepreneurial pirate Jean Lafitte commanded a small navy of privateers and smugglers who seized silks, spices, and other cargo from ships bound for New Orleans.

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