Saturday, February 10, 2007

Tres vistas del Nina

Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise

Visitors tour the Nina, a hand-made replica of Christopher Columbus' favorite ship, at Riverfront Park near the Entergy Building in Beaumont on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2007. The educational ship is touring Texas coastal cities.

Visitors tour the Nina, which is moored by the ampitheater at Riverfront Park. Tours will be given until Feb. 12, when it sails to Galveston.

Visitors tour the Nina at Riverfront Park near the Port of Beaumont. The ship is crewed by a volunteer staff of six people. Columbus' ship had a crew of 30. The majority of Columbus' crew were boys.

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