BridgePointe Hotel And Marina
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- High-speed internet in room
- Conference facilities
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
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Good day from New Bern, the second oldest city in North Carolina. I'll start with some background and history about New Bern before I go any further.
New Bern was settled in 1710 by Swiss and Palatine immigrants led by Christoph von Graffenreid. They named the settlement after Bern, the capital of Switzerland. But long before the Europeans arrived, the Tuscarora Indians also lived along New Bern's riverbanks in a village they called Chattoka.
I did notice a couple of signs that made me chuckle, but not because they were that unusual, it is just that the wording on them was not something I was used to. At one point we made a slight jog to the left to change onto a different roadway and there was a merge lane as they joined. The sign at the merge said “Keep Moving You Can Change Lanes Later.” They need these in California since it seems inevitable that some dummy ...
... War but in 1903 the US Army abandoned. NC acquired the land and Fort for a State Park for $1 in 1924. During 1933-34 the CCC made repairs and it opened as NC first state park. However, in 1941 at the outbreak of World War II, the US Army leased the park from the state and manned the fort with troops to protect a number of nearby facilities. It was closed on November, 1944 and on October 1, 1946, the ...
... To make Oriental in one long hop means navigating in the dark for the last couple of hours. That isn't much of a challenge as I know the Adams Creek and Oriental areas by heart. The longer we wait to get underway translates to an even later arrival. I opt to "go" as soon as Maggie gets back from the shower and start to ready the boat for departure. Maggie gets back from the shower and is not happy! There was no hot water! Despite her discomfort we ...
... at their destination in Florida. It has been cold and wind chill factor+++, but Drew hung in there. He is
still black and blue and grunts when he moves. Finishing off the trip this way is a huge sacrifice but we were together on this plan no matter what. Tomorrow, we shall return to the slip that Rhiannon lives in at Sea Harbor Yacht Club in Oriental NC. Most importantly we will seek medical advice for Drew's injures. Utimately, we ...