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... the east side of the road for some distance. Anyway, I guess it is something to look at along this stretch.
We made it to Nags Head, which is the city that is the entry point to the island when you arrive from Highway 64. Regarding the origin of the town's colorful name, the legend of Nags Head began in the days of piracy. When tales drifted ashore about the wonderful treasures traveling at sea that were being plundered by "rogue ...
... weather long enough to get unhooked without getting soaked. It wasn’t too bad. Cheryl followed in the Jeep and we made the quarter mile drive to the other park, which is called Camp Hatteras. I checked in and got our space number and direction and we headed to our new home for a couple days. Our space was much closer to the ocean than I expected and was a humongous camp site. There was at least 50-60 feet of space behind us and it was all grass. Our ...
... Highway 12 south from there for over 20 miles to reach our destination for the day. It was just a narrow two lane road and much of the time the east side of the road was sand dunes. On the far side of the dunes lies the Atlantic Ocean. The west side of the Outer Banks lies the Pamlico Sound.
We crossed another long bridge to get to our destination, which is on Pea Island. Not that far south of us is Hatteras Island on which Cape Hatteras ...
... way and a turning lane, Strip malls crowding the sides. And the houses? Not the moderate - sized, fairly low beaches houses I had expected. Most are two full stories, if not more. They are mostly raised about a story of the ground. They sprawl and mostly look like over large houses on stilts. They look brash and out of place with the sand dunes that are behind them. There seems little privacy. It is as though ...
... I cannot work out if it is generally poor or simply the standard way of life.
Most of the prefab houses are quite large and have a couple of nice cars outside.
but the majority also have a scrap 1980s Chevy rotting in the garden.
Bizarre, it seems that when they stop working the cars are just left in the garden forever.
Every house has a porch and a rocking chair. It is a stereotype but so true.
Off to outer banks and cape Hatteras in the morning.