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... It stands 142 feet high, and can be seen 19 miles out to sea.
I struck up a conversation with a guy at the pony lookout that mentioned the ponies on the north end of the island were much closer, sometimes right on the road--looking for a handout. We had lunch in Chincoteague and left for the 1 1/2 hour drive to the north end. We are camped inland, almost dead center of the island, so ...
... picnic table, grill and lantern holder at each site. There are many loops here B-J with or without electricity. We stayed here four years ago and we stayed in the F loop which was nice. This time we stayed in the C loop a reservation only loop and we had a great site C15 overlooking and on the water but most of the sites in the C loop are not right on the water. We were at the bottom of the hill so hiked to get to the bathhouse which on a ...
... and snow hill where we stopped for lunch on the banks of the pocomoke river. The rest of our drive was farmland. Kinda felt like we left md and were transported to Iowa. We were surprised to see signs for NASA when we turned to go over to chincoteague. Had no clue they were out here at the wallop air base. After checking out cute Main Street chincoteague we headed over to the beach at toms cove on assateague island. Sadly didn't see ...
... with the rest of the houses, church and even bodies of people because there are archeological excavations there. The same day, we returned in Chincoteague Island to see the rocket launched by the NASA at their launch site named Wallops in Virginia. It was quite fantastic to see a rocket launch live! The sound was strong and the rocket pretty fast. You could be jealous!
... horses swim across the bay. Some are then sold off to keep the herd from over populating the island. We were so lucky to see quite a few of the horses up close and personal . They have a rough coat , long tails and are truly wild and dangerous. ...
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