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... North Carolina where Mikes brother Pat used to live. It's a small town that seems to survive mostly on tourism. From here we head south along the seashore and across a few more bridges to reach our campground.
Mike is so excited to be staying right on the beach for a whole week! Too bad there aren't any waves for him to ride.
It's hot here. Well into the 90's with a strong hot wind to boot. Looks like we will be sleeping with the air conditioner on. Sure am glad we have ...
... out of the hotel kitchen followed promptly by a little old southern lady shouting, "My muffins, my muffins!" Oh boy her muffins sure were going up in flames. I should have taken a picture because there happened to be an army reservist sitting there who went into the kitchen bravely to deal with the inferno but instead just pulled down the blaring smoke detector and took out the batteries.
I guess the fire wasn't that bad.
Anyway, we packed up...double ...
... I highly recommend Ocracoke. Life here truly runs on "Island Time". You can rent scoters or golf carts, go to the beach or do a myriad of water activities. Vickie and I will take another walk around town today, maybe go down to the beach. After a nice lunch at a newly opened Mexican restaurant we headed back to the cottage to just chill and wait for the arrival of the new phone. Total of about 18 miles ridden today. We were able to get some good pictures of the ...
... at a non-national brand motel -- the Sand Dollar Inn ($69 tax). There's little about this island that's franchised. It's a welcome change.
Day Three Summary: Cape Fear, Camp Lejeune, Rachel Carson and a ferry ride across the Atlantic Ocean (not all of it). Today's distance ridden: about 260 miles.
To see today's entire route, from Conway, South Carolina, to Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, click here.
What will tomorrow ...
... our rear winodw (covered the top with plastic bags and towels sober could breath during the night an bit get wet) said good night and attempted sleeping. But then Yotam decided we should have extra venaltaktion which eventually coused is tens of mosquitos buzzing around our car Throught the whole night. It was dreadful with all the insect repent in our closed car once the rain came down again.
We all had a lot of trouble sleeping in these ...