The White Doe Inn Bed & Breakfast
Travel Blogs from Manteo
... even allowed to go swimming at the beach, as there is such a heavy undertow.
We went for a drive to see the Cape Hatteras light house, but, the bridge has been closed because of flooding on the other side. Nobody can get in or out of there.
Even the coast guard got flooded.
The rain had created a lot of waterfalls and little rivers and there seemed to ...
... that someone has made such easy money by thinking up that a loose hose swings and flies every where but to contain it just at the right point and make it look like a cow's tail wagging was ingenious. I had never seen them before.
We got back around dark, and settled in on the balcony to watch Arthur coming up the coast. The lightning started around 10pm and the heavy rain ...
... and can't fear my left leg in front. Next wave, try again, smooth and instinctively. Left foot back, right foot front. Thinking later, that's a fencing stance, since my dominant hand (right) is in front. Not to mention, when I started snowboarding I remember purposely having my right leg forward since I thought that was how the "right" way. Anyway, surfing. I manage to stand up a few times. I usually fall off pretty fast. I'm too far back. I am ...
... We drove the Honda south to visit 3 lighthouses and see the lower part of the Outer Banks. Most lighthouses had Fresnel lenses when they were built. In 1822 a Frenchman named Augustin Fresnel invented the lens that looks like a giant bee hive with a light in the center. Some were as tall as 12 feet. Tests showed that an open flame lost nearly 97% of it's light, and a flame with reflectors behind it still lost 83% of it's light. The ...
... They were rather salty too but I have managed to get the salt off of them. SO I am thinking it is time for a new pair of Birks. There is a nice shoe store in the Outer Banks where I bought some boots last time I went through here. The boots served me well in Canada while we were there. Hmmm, oddly enough, they ended up getting salty too, from the snow removal stuff. So to the shoe store!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking