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... going to work. After talking with a local on the radio we pulled into the Provision Company docks. Free overnight if you dine at their place.
Worked out well since they had the best shrimp around; that was an easy lunch and dinner stop.
town is easy to walk in an afternoon. Which we did during my 2 hour long lunch break.
Carolina Beach has 10 city moorings for $20/nt. And 2 dinghy docks to choose for landing.
this was a fun stop; our daily ritual would be heading into town early mornings and do our recon walks. Then on my lunch hours we head to the beach for walking and swimming. We met some nice folks here and everyone ...
In North Carolina we stayed in the lovely town of Wilmington which is situated on Cape Fear River. The surrounding estuaries and tidal lagoons team with lovely wildlife and the town itself is home to the Museum of Bizarre which Bella and Freddie loved. See pictures. Next brief stop Williamsburg ...
... touristy. The Cape Fear River strikes a wonderful picture with the occasional paddle steamer, the US Coastguard and the imposing USS North Carolina on the other shore. A small boat takes tourists across the river for $8 return, to visit the battleship. We take the journey, it is obvious that the deck hand is new to the job as the Captain (rather an extravagant title for a boat so small) makes his life pretty hard going for him ...
... any toll incurred and not paid would incur a $20 admin charge, the cost of the toll, plus taxes PER TOLL!! If we chose to pay the toll cover for a further $7 per day all would be good. OK you say, just pay the tolls if and when you may incur them, not so easy, lots are electronic with no barriers. So it is important to avoid the problem at all costs. I am trusting my girlfriend again to do the right thing! We left and headed for a town roughly ...