TownePlace Suites By Marriott Wilmington / Wrightsville Beach
Travel Blogs from Wilmington
... several hundred sailors are away at sea for months on end. What was really interesting was the actual sailors written description of things like the cockroaches and other insects that got into the flour and so into their bread, they called it raisin bread, that they would pick out but obviously eat too. Also the severe restrictions on fresh water, showers were water on for a couple of seconds, then soap yourself, ...
Plans scuppered again by rain! We were going to get the ferry to Fort Sumter this morning but as we left hotel it started raining really hard, the ferry wouldn't be good in this weather, so into car and start drive north. Haven't gone too far when we see a sign for Hampton Plantation and turn into a long sandy drive to take a look. Turns out the house is only open at weekends but the grounds are just lovely, it's so quiet it's actually ...
... back to Southport. The neighboring towns were strip malls of ACE hardware, Walmart, Bank, etc...things I don't like to see when I'm "on the road." I realized however the difference between cycling and backpacking is that in the wilderness you are surrounded only by yourself, your ideas, your visions. When your cycling roadways humans have influenced your visions, sights, feelings. Conclusion: I sometimes need to stick to country roads or get a more mountainous touring ...
Erica, who I went to film school with, turns out to live in Wilmington, North Carolina, with her husband Matt. She invited (or rather, ordered) me to come and stay. Four and a half hours South of Lynchburg, it turned out to be the perfect spot.
They very kindly let me use their beach house, where I woke up to blue skies and a beautiful, bright sunrise the next morning. ...
2014 has begun and change is the theme! Having now lived on a 40' SeaRay Sedan Bridge for two years, I am ready for the next chapter of live and adventure. Florida is calling and today I have answered the call. Just established my domicile in Florida and now have lots to do to make ...
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services