We enjoy the uniqueness of Galveston and a big part of this are the homes located East of downtown. And after Hurricane Ike, you can combine viewing these home with a collection of sculptures carved from the victims of the hurricane, the trees located in the yards of these historic homes. Go by the visitor center and pick up a... 更多
After Hurricane Ike many trees were destroyed. One woman knew a tree sculptor in Houston who sculpted her tree. Then one after another with downed trees called on him. They are all created according to Galveston themes and the remaining tree size. The funnest one is at a children's park with all kinds of animals, some hidden, but adults will... 更多
I highly recommend this. Drop by the Visitor Center, get a map and have someone navigate you through the neighborhoods. Most of the sculptures are easily found and some of them are hidden which makes this a fun trip. Don't forget to look up and enjoy the beautiful homes.
It was worth the time and walking to view the different tree sculptures to see what some people were able to do to preserve and make something good out from the bad of the hurricane
Definitely a unique experience. It felt a bit like a trespassing voyeur, but it was cool to see. Research where to go first as sculptures are in various locations.
What an unexpected treat to see these sculptures scattered around the island, especially after such a horrible storm. The fact that someone even had the thought to use these damaged trees in such an amazing way is more proof of the optimistic human spirit. I encourage everyone to drive around in search of these works of art. You won't be... 更多
Our family loved the sculptures from trees that were lost from Hurricane Ike in 2008. We had a great time finding them like a scanveger hunt with the aid of the map obtained from from the Hotel Galvez concierge. Loved that the residents in the area in which the sculptures are were good natured about the fact that we were... 更多