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... was pretty strong so we had no problem going around 5 knots, without the main sail even being up. Since the wind was blowing directly down river, we had to tack back and forth across the river.
There were only five of us on the tour, plus the crew of Les and Suzanne. They said they usually try to limit the tour group to no more than six people so that there is plenty of room for everyone. It was a beautiful evening and there were virtually no clouds ...
... it up. Fuel was $2.69 here, so it is still fairly reasonable. I found a couple of places on the road that were $2.49 but there was no way I could get in and out easily, or at all. $200 later, we were pulling out with a full tank.
We took the opportunity to pull over and eat lunch since there were vacant parking aisles to stop in. After lunch and a potty break for Harley we were back to the road. We only had around 38 miles left to travel ...
... 5 am) and 11 hours later the confederated waived the white flag. All the cannons at the fort were no match for the Union's new rifled cannons and their accuracy. The next morning the Union took control of the Fort and kept it occupied as a State and Federal prison for 11 years after the war ended.
The Fort was deactivated in 1877 and reoccupied by the NC militia in 1898 during the ...
... up closing the place down. When we were getting ready to leave, it was pouring down the rain. We talked about a cab but figured by the time the cab got there, if one came, we could already be at the hotel so we headed out. By the time we got there, we were all soaked, rain dripping off our heads wet. We all were laughing pretty hard by the time we got to the hotel. Thank goodness it was a long overnight so I could hang my clothes up to dry ...
... through the bridge. Some mild panic resulted as the various boats scrambled to stay out of the way. Further along the southbound boats simply moved aside until the barge passed while others asked the tug captain what their move to avoid him should be. The captain's response was usually something along the line of "stay out from in front of me" and "just don't run into me," both of which seemed pretty obvious.
The tug turned to ...