Travel Blogs from Manteo
1st days proper ride.
Great to spend the time with the guys from PFUSA and sad to go but excited to get on the first proper ride.
A super 450 mile ride today sees us in North Carolina on the east coast.
Some great Tarmac roads through the blue Ridge mountains of Virginia and then in to North Carolina.
Its a big …
... so just be open minded when you browse what they have to say about a certain country. They make Indonesia sound like a death trap (it's not). And a good guide book is also very handy because you can use it anywhere - I recommend Lonely Planet. Lonely planet is great because if you buy the most up to date version it will have tons of eating and lodging recommendations, suggested itineraries, points of interest, even exchange rates and some basic ...
... pizza places. It aggravates me so much. It isn't pizza! It isn't bagels! This also happened to be the weekend of a wedding expo. After the first day, I started fuming everything I saw one of the wedding expo signs or a hotel sign mentioning it. And I am a tad worried that I'll have mixed feeling about Hawaii since I expect a lot of tourism/ commercializations. But similar to the Outer Banks, there is a lot of natural ...
... as it isn't really a trail, but rather a path through the dunes. Markers on posts in the ground direct hikers in the general direction of the trail. Down by the sound, the trail winds through a scrub forest and its a bit more of trail for this part. The skies were cloudy and the late afternoon sun made beautiful colors through the clouds. From the sound, we hiked back out of the forest and followed ...
... fish feeding in the Open Oceans exhibit, with the largest collection of sharks in North Carolina. The sharks are fed separately – this was a feeding for the other fish. But of course, you can’t really stop a hungry shark. After the feeding, we browsed the gift store and then headed back towards Nags Head. For dinner, we stopped at Outer Banks Brewing Station. This brewpub is wind powered. And on a windy day ...
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