Rike-Jefferson Motor Lodge
Travel Blogs from Morehead City
... adding knots to our boat speed. This would help us make miles but the long push up Adams Creek with the tide in our face would soon prove to be a tortuously slow effort. With dark approaching we slogged along, alone on this stretch as sunset eased closer. Passing Cedar Creek we faced an increasing amount of fog. Soon we were IFR, using the GPS, compass courses, depth sounder and STD navigation. We met every mark as predicted and soon we were in the Neuse, ...
... bridges we played follow the leader thru the Surf City Bridge, 45 minutes earlier than our projected time. This padding in the schedule paid off at the end of the day.
This was an interesting exercise because I got to observe how difficult towing a large, heavy barge can be and the way the tug captain directed the 2 "helper" tugs to maneuver this heavy load. Like everything else, they have a language specific to their task but ...
... a few going into the forest and this area was known for bear hunting. I don’t know what I am supposed to be more scared of, the bears or the hunters. Anyway we didn’t end up spotting either and the hike was quiet. Well sort of quiet. The National Forest was right on the edge of an army air base so there were jets taking off every few minutes. At one point in the hike we were right under where they take off so it was very loud and very cool ...
... our Wine and cheese and good conversation...got a 6 pack for Capt. Thank you-military service in Marine corp on Veterans Day. Near Camp Lejeune and heard some shots...artillery. We have misplaced Capt. Px sunglasses, lil' prayer to St Anthony & they will pop up. ...
... Roanake. It was a small ferry similar to the one we went on a couple days earlier, on the Chesapeake. We had a few minutes to wait so Ted asked about the last ferry to the mainland and we found that all available reservations had been booked and chances were that there would be no room for us today. We could wait and try to go standby, but no promise. What a shame. We would have to spend another night in secluded paradise. ...
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