Wingate by Wyndham Wilmington
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... and go to the front of hotel and get on the shuttle no one cares ...funny. She seams nice, she lives on a 60 ft Nordic style vessel her husband joins her Thursday to Saturday...apparently this might be less quiet on the weekend but we leave on Saturday. We did try the hotel pool and no one said anything so I think we can make this work :-). All that said the cost for moorage has been going down the further south we go which is interesting, we only pay $77 a ...
... what need on the bridge so we pack that all up there (love my coffee bean bag for that), engine checks, I disconnect the power, we both do the lines and the skipper masterly pulls out of the marina. I pull in fenders and lines and away we go. Also when we come in to dock I'm no longer nervous find having a mid ship spring line ready for the dock hands is the best one to throw first then stern and last bow. Most times there are deck ...
... are more typical southern beach style. Today was a sunny, warm day - perfect for visiting beach towns, having lunch by the ocean, taking a ferry from Carolina Beach across the coastal waterways to Southport. Colorful beach houses, gift and antique shops, lots of tourists walking the streets, sailboats on the water. A relaxing ...
... They like being home for the holidays.
What did I Learn:
- Campgrounds can really have totally different feels, energy to them. All depends on the people running them. Just like any company huh??
- I wish I had stayed pool side rather than going to the beach, the one day I had for sunning. Oh well, it is always good to be at the beach, but not in the wind and chill.
- Ice cream cures all.
... off quickly. The kitchen brought back memories for Peter of his merchant navy days, especially when he saw the potato peeling machine! Went to a nice restaurant for dinner, I had flounder Francais (not quite sole meunière but good) Peter had osso buco which he didn't seem to like too much then stopped at the little bar across from the hotel for a beer, seemed like it was a neat place - should have gone here ...
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