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Bullet points since I'm way behind on these blog posts: Belhaven was gorgeous. *we took REAL showers in a real home * I met Bud, a local, kind gentleman who opened up his house to us and shares stories about his life *Delicious meal *playing MASH with the group over a beer on the water after ...
... We got some pictures from here and then drove to down South Lake Road to the trailhead for Duck Pen Wildlife Trail. This half-mile trail follows a gravel road out to Pungo Lake Observation Point, a photo blind on the lake. We were a little closer to the birds from here and got some pictures hidden from view. Although there were a lot of birds here, I don’t think it had quite peaked yet. I did manage to get some nice ...
... dark I was up on bow with the spotlight again pointing out the channel markers. It is consistently a relief to finally drop anchor, or reach a port when navigating after dark. Touching bottom or hitting something you can't see in the dark is always a fear, and the spot light helps, but it would be too easy to hit stumps or logs that are not visible.
... Here we had lunch and just took some photos and had a look around the Outer Banks Centre for Wildlife Education, which had a small aquarium of fish and a decoy exhibit. We then headed south to the Wright Brothers National Memorial which is where they took their first flight. We continued south until Bodie Island Lighthouse and then had to turn around as this was as far as we could get before Hurricane Irene's new inlet. We headed off ...
As the OBX is very busy at the weekend we decided to spend the weekend in Edenton. [It's a very pleasant little town.] Sundays where everybody puts on their Sunday Best & goes to church. We went to the waterfront and parked the car. Then had a little wander around- it was almost deserted, we passed the time of day with the the occasional folks we encountered along the way, very civilized.
It was only when we returned to the car that things changed. ...
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