What color is the water at Corpus Christi?
As you move farther from the mouth of the Mississippi the water color improves. There are days after a north wind when the water is a nice shade of blue, but generally you will find the water muddy but not as muddy as Galveston. The bluest waters will be found at South Padre!
What region is Corpus Christi in?
Corpus Christi (/ˌkɔːrpəs ˈkrɪsti/; Ecclesiastical Latin: “Body of Christ”) is a coastal city in the South Texas region of the U.S. state of Texas and the county seat and largest city of Nueces County, it also extends into Aransas, Kleberg, and San Patricio Counties.
Why is Corpus Christi famous?
Legend has it that in 1519, on the Roman Catholic Feast Day of Corpus Christi, Spanish explorer Alonzo Alvarez de Pineda discovered a lush semi-tropical bay on what is now the southern coast of Texas. The bay, and the City that later sprung up there, took the name of the feast day celebrating the “Body of Christ.”