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... The day was quite windy and there were a few spits of rain so we continued exploring further south. We paid a visit to the Fort Fisher Museum. Fort Fisher was a Confederate fort during the American Civil War protecting vital trading routes as the fort is located on one of Cape Fear River's two outlets to the Atlantic Ocean. The museum had some very interesting displays. When we finally reached the end of the road we opted to take the car ferry across the river to Southport ...
... afternoon with a guide by the name of Bob. Bob is bloody 80 and still working. Wilmington is on the point where the Cape Fear river meets the coast, and at first glance it's everything we expected from a southern city. Even the first feel of the place is what and how you would expect the from the south. Bob is another say it how it is man, he don't care who, what, where or why if he wants to say it he is going to say it. A quick lunch break before the tour starts see's us ...
... seafood meal across the road from our hotel the first night in Wilmington. The second night we decided to investigate the Outback Steakhouse, having seen several in our travels. They did pretty good steaks but the only Aussie element were the kangaroo decorations on the walls and the bit of Aussie slang in the menu. The next day we checked out and headed for ...
... called his number and he called me back a few minutes later… he said he probably had one and to check with him in the morning.
So, we had a nice sleep at the KOA, expecting to resolve the problem in the morning.
Next morning, over to the shop. Darrell was there working on a fantastic old rusty (they call it “patina” which is worth big bucks) 1968 VW pickup up on his hoist. I made a good impression on him right off by saying ...
We walked to the beach it was wonderful only a few blocks away, the neighborhood looks much more tropical palm trees you can tell we are getting further South. I was given directions but Bryan's built in compass took us on a alternate route and walla there was the sign to beach :-)
The beach had less surf but lots of fun waves to play in so I was thrilled. The locals here drive their 4 wheel drives right onto the beach ...