The Breakwater Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... winds could make such a loud noise when your in a motorhome maybe it's the air conditioner, but sure sounds like a jet engine! Not sure which is worse the helicopter training last night or winds tonight!
We checked out the Hatteras Lighthouse, it's quite different from most lighthouse designs we've seen! We were intrigued by all the trucks we saw carrying anywhere from 4 to 12 ...
... we took the free ferry to ocracoke island.( free parking as well). we loved ocracoke, another small fishing village, but has more of a "beach town" feel to it than hatteras. a few more restaurants, (not chains) and a few more gallerys and shops, but not many. most of the side roads were dirt and kinda wooded. the shelling was amazing. we went to a really cool coffee house and met a four year old little girl who is bi ...
... 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 ...
... parallel to the beach and we had very large following seas. On the double reef main alone we were making 10-13 kts boat speed over ground. As we got closer to the inlet we knew the wind was remaining SW and very strong – and we became quite concerned about attempting the inlet. Donna radioed the Ocracoke marina and again received advice that the inlet was passable in the current conditions, the respondent remarking ...