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Travel Blogs from Manteo
I only seemed to doze overnight as I could hear the wind howling and rattling windows and doors and even though we are on the 2nd floor, I could hear the rain hitting the ground it was that hard.
I contacted Nereo as soon as I could get reception to let him know everything was ok. He sounded a bit relieved.
I rang the Ocracoke hotel we are booked into ...
Gail took me down to see the sand dunes where they do the hang gliding. It's not happening today coz the alert is still in place. We have been told Arthur is gonna hit around 2 am and it's gonna be a direct hit.
We went to the Wright Bros memorial but they have closed it due to conditions - bugga.
So we went to an oyster bar called Awful Arthur's and yes it's just ...
... shower & change for dinner.
Maria and Bridget decided to take Barry out for dinner at a joint called Dirty *****.
He decided he would go buy some clothing.
We got back to the room just before dark. We sat on the balcony, looked at the stars, listened to music and had a couple of beers.
Hurricane has been named Arthur.
... We talk about conditions for tomorrow, and I end up calling off the lesson. Which I think will work out well with all I want to do. I head back to my room, have a nice hot shower, hot dinner. I brought a big container of pasta with chicken and sauce. No eating out! I scribe another chapter, after messing up a letter to my Compassion child. Now off to the Wright Memorial! Maybe not. The ranger at the entrance tells me I've just missed the last tour ...
... is able to capture all but 17% of it's light. Seven types, or "orders", of lens were developed. The first 3 orders, the largest, were for seacoast lights. The other 4 orders were smaller, for bay or harbor lights.
Bodie Island Light (pronounced body) was first built in 1847 but do to a poor foundation was abandoned after 12 years. Rebuilt in 1859 and blown up by retreating Confederate soldiers in 1861. Today's Bodie Light was built ...