Ramada Inn Conference Center
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Happy Canada Day!
It feels very strange to not be in Canada to celebrate July 1st at home. We are leaving to make our way to Myrtle beach, staying at Grand Dunes Marina, it was tough to find a place coming up to the July 4 th big weekend in the US...it looks like a nice place.
Its another beautiful day here sunny and calm waters. There thunderstorms in the forecast so we are off the dock early and will get tucked I to Myrtle beach, we may have ...
... 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 ...
Eastern North Carolina barbecue is unique as the BBQ sauce is made from a vinegar base with hot pepper. We stopped at a Smithfield BBQ restaurant for a pork barbecue lunch complete with hush puppies, cabbage slaw, and potato salad. Wilmington was established as a port city in 1739 and is also well known for its beaches. Jan and ...
... stay at a Motel 6 on my way to DC to break up the drive. But I cancelled that and extended my stay in Wilmington.
I went to the beach a couple of times. Again, a beautiful beach. But both days were pretty windy and chilly and there were zillions of spring break folks everywhere.
Only took two pictures - the beach and the great fire I built. Sorry there aren't more. I guess I was just too busy enjoying my time there ...
... 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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