Hampton Inn Wilmington-University Area/Smith Creek Station
Travel Blogs from Wilmington
... and go to the front of hotel and get on the shuttle no one cares ...funny. She seams nice, she lives on a 60 ft Nordic style vessel her husband joins her Thursday to Saturday...apparently this might be less quiet on the weekend but we leave on Saturday. We did try the hotel pool and no one said anything so I think we can make this work :-). All that said the cost for moorage has been going down the further south we go which is interesting, we only pay $77 a ...
... we managed to save El Nido from harms way. I yelled for Bryan to assist and I went to the dock to help the captain, took us a while but we managed to get the boat tied down at the end of the dock...the captain really didn't know what to do so thanks to Bryan's skill with the lines.
Now the skipper is washing down the boat, after lunch we are going to walk to the local beach and check it out. Well out I go to assist with ...
... spending the weekend with her friend Gail and another friend, Julie, is visiting, too. We had dinner last night at a restaurant along the ocean - a few surfers out in spite of the 60 degree weather. We drove through the historic downtown section. The oldest homes were close together and wooden with large porches; huge, ...
... They like being home for the holidays.
What did I Learn:
- Campgrounds can really have totally different feels, energy to them. All depends on the people running them. Just like any company huh??
- I wish I had stayed pool side rather than going to the beach, the one day I had for sunning. Oh well, it is always good to be at the beach, but not in the wind and chill.
- Ice cream cures all.
... while I was waiting I cut peters hair with my nail scissors, wasn't easy but it looks ok. Eventually when it stopped raining we went to the ship but we only had just under 2 hours to look around and with Peter that's not really enough as he likes to study engines- a lot. It was a good tour though, it's fascinating to see the kitchens, post rooms, cinema, bathrooms, food stores and loads of other stuff that's ...
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