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... in Washington, DC! Now here we are at the airfield where it all happened. Unfortunately it's about 110 degrees outside and the dogs are not allowed in. We won't chance leaving them in the car, even with the air running. It's still cool to be where it all took place!
We drove back the way we came and kept seeing trucks and Jeeps with tons ...
... it was totally worth it. Afterwards we went to the Ocracoke Preservation Museum which was really cool. It housed a lot of history of the island community in an historic house circa 1900 (that may not sound really old, but think about how many hurricanes it had to survive! Most houses in Ocracoke are much newer).
The British Cemetery is right down the road and we payed our respects there. Back during WWII a British trawler was being used for ...
The most southerly place on the outer banks is Ocracoke. From there it is a long ferry back to the mainland.
There are no towns close on the mainland so we are staying at Ocracoke. A really pretty place which seems to be inhabited by ageing hippies. Every shop sells artisan tat.
As we book in to the harbours side motel they tell us there is a tornado coming tomorrow and there will be no ferries, so we believe them and book 2 ...
... because of Carson's thesis that DDT was a threat to wildlife. Migratory birds that nest in Rachel's refuge include sharp-tailed sparrows, great northern loons, Canadian geese, mallards, buffleheads, red-breasted merganser, sandpipers, gulls and terns.
We ride through the Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge -- 11,000 acres of marsh and woodland habitat in the North Carolina's Lowcountry. It's not far from here to the Cedar Island Ferry ...
Had the biggest breakfast yet with eggs, tuna, orange juice, coffee, avocado. Really everything I could've asked for.
Took off at 9:00 and began our 8 hour net of driving.
Stopped at Walmart to buy supplies and especially a tarp to protect us from the rain during the coming nights camping out possibly in the rain. A significant difference geographically was noticed by yoav when we stumbled across Rifles in Walmart.
Eventually after ...