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... sky around us.
As we pulled out of the harbor, Suzanne pointed out a huge nest on the branch of a dead tree on the shoreline. In the nest was a female osprey and a male was seen watching from a nearby tree. A bit further up, we saw another nest perched atop a navigational marker pole in the water. We passed within 10 feet of it and the female took flight as we neared. I got a couple of good pictures of it as we passed.
After we were out ...
... was easy going. The campground was easily accessible right off the highway and once we checked in, we were lead to our campsite. We opted for the deluxe site, for just a few dollars more, which includes a nice concrete patio with a table and four chairs with an umbrella, a glider chair, a potted plant and a fire pit.
The campground is very nice, but on the smaller size. That is fine with us. It does have all the normal amenities such as a ...
... appear to be multi units and some just single but of course all are on stilts except an occasional old one that must have made it thru storms. When we were watching TWC about the storm they were reporting from Wrightsville Beach which is below us and then referred to Atlantic Beach.
Mosied down to the end of the island which is a free State Park that includes Fort Macon. There were various Forts ...
... 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 ...