The Island Motel and Guesthouse

706 US Highway 64, Manteo, Outer Banks, North Carolina Coast, North Carolina, United States | Hotel
Prices starting from $69.00
 

Travel Blogs from Manteo

Happy 4th July

A travel blog entry by jackie_mack

7

WE SURVIVED!

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 ...

Hurricane is building

A travel blog entry by jackie_mack

8

... They definitely had the name first, but of course, they had to make a special cocktail in honour of the name. They were really good too!

The waves and wind and clouds are building. The waves don't look much but compared to what they were when we were swimming, they are BIG.










The news crews have arrived.
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Day two

A travel blog entry by gypsybelle49

2

... Worse comes to worse, we can always end early. I change into my wetsuit - much easier than yesterday. They are tricky things if you've never tried. As we leave for the beach, the sun has finally come out. Now that I have my wetsuit on it feels warmer as well. As soon as we're in the water and I start paddling I can feel the ache from yesterday setting in. I am really going to need to swim these next two months, building up muscle from freestyle, which this ...

The Outer Banks

A travel blog entry by whereisthebus

62

... In 1585, Raleigh sends over 7 ships carrying 600 people to settle in what he named "Virginia". When the 7 ships returned to England, they left behind 107 soldiers and colonists. The ships were supposed to return quickly with more supplies for the new colony. But their return was delayed, and all but 15 of the people returned to England with Sir Francis Drake. Now in 1587 Raleigh sends over a true colony with women and children, 117 people. ...

Sandals versus shoes

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... super hard feet to put in a shoe because I need orthotics and all kinds of things done to them to make it easy to walk. My feet just don't like me. Birks are not the cheapest of sandals although I think there are others out there now that are more expensive. My daughter used to tease me and tell me I had to be "worthy" to buy a pair of Birkenstocks. We finally decided I was worthy enough and ...

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