Travel Blogs from Wilmington
... those darn Pelicans are hard to catch on film, they are amazing birds huge! Average size has a 10ft wing span there are several varieties we've mostly seen the black ones and white, the black dive for their fish it's really something to watch they free fall from the sky directly into the water and pop up with a fish...the white ones open up their big bills and scoop them up more delicate. :-)
Great day to boat we traveled along the ICW a quiet place ...
... forward to Joyner Marina it is on the Carolina Beach. Nice marina small the dock store has chips and ice cream :-) but we have provisions for another gourmet meal in the boat tonight's specialty is soup and raw veggies...I might attempts some pesto pita chips but this oven is weird as I mentioned. The trip was easy it's a Monday so all the weekend warrior boaters are gone, there were a few but not like yesterday. There are flocks ...
... are more typical southern beach style. Today was a sunny, warm day - perfect for visiting beach towns, having lunch by the ocean, taking a ferry from Carolina Beach across the coastal waterways to Southport. Colorful beach houses, gift and antique shops, lots of tourists walking the streets, sailboats on the water. A relaxing ...
... 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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