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Weeks on Road: 23wks
Travel by Motohome: 14,747km
Travel by Car: 6,766km
# of States Travelled todate: 10 of 22
Campground: Camp Hatteras
Dates: Nov 6 - 8, 2014
After a rainy start to the day we had a good drive down to Cape Hatteras. We stopped at a roadside market & found one of those gems you just love! Full of quirky stuff like an old 1954 Chevy & recycled metal bird houses ...
... It wont open the car so I use the key.. well this sets off alarms and imobilizes the car that I cant shut off.. so I walk/run 2 MILES back to the campsite to get the other FOB.. just as I get there Karen drives up.. she dried up the FOB and started the car!
Back at the campsite on the inside waterway I watch 3 windsurfers and 3 kite surfers play in the wind!
Interesting exercise day!
... sunk here over the years...and hence the museum. It had a lot of cool old scuba equipment. My favorite part of recent history was some cargo ship carrying Doritos dropped a few containers and tons of bags of chips washed up on shore. Now that's my kind of day at the beach.
Now on to lighthouse #2 of the day. Once again our national parks pass would be deemed useless at Hatteras lighthouse. I initially did not want to go up ...
... time for the 1:20 climb. Ah Oh. Do I have to make the climb in a certain amount of time??? Luckily, no. You get the 1:20 orientation and then you can climb at your leisure.
Basically the orientation repeats the sign that it could be hot, noisy, crowded. there are 8 levels where you can stop and look out or take a break. She requested that we stay to the right so that people coming down could stay to their ...
... lot of pirate ghosts on the island and a ghost ship that you can see on the horizon every September 19th (sorry that this is your birthday Linda), the day hundreds of years ago when explorers strangled all the passengers on a ship when they got a tip that the island was full of gold, after the murder they jumped ship for the island and burned the remains of their dirty deed.
Off to Charleston, SC next, thanks to all who've stopped in and said hello.