First Colony Inn
Travel Blogs from Nags Head
... is able to capture all but 17% of it's light. Seven types, or "orders", of lens were developed. The first 3 orders, the largest, were for seacoast lights. The other 4 orders were smaller, for bay or harbor lights.
Bodie Island Light (pronounced body) was first built in 1847 but do to a poor foundation was abandoned after 12 years. Rebuilt in 1859 and blown up by retreating Confederate soldiers in 1861. Today's Bodie Light was built ...
- Today we will explore the area in Suzuki.
- First stop is Jennette's pier which is a large beach that today is hosting the Eastern Shore Surfing finals. So we sit down and watch the semi and finals for the junior division (under 16). These kids are from all over the east coast and they are good! Parents are a bit hard core as we sit near ...
... to the car for something and returned with the news that the battery was dead again. Damn you Kenneth and your volt meter, you were right again.
We will have to deal with that issue in the morning.
Another sad note is that our traveling companions for the last two weeks, would be leaving us in the morning. I'm sad to see them go but look forward to reuniting with them in blighty for a day of Curry, Chinese and Roast dinner.
Please glance at a map to see the extraordinary Outer Banks of N. Carolina. Imagine a one hundred mile-long Chesil Beach without pebbles. Most of the island complex that makes up the Outer Banks is in a state of flux. Hurricanes sweep through and 'remodel' the houses, then the sea breaks through and undermines them. This isn't the place to be a house. To get here from the South required a bit of driving and 2 significant ferry journeys (in lousy conditions). During the ...
... walked up and down briefly. Surprisingly we ran into the gravel/shell/sand bar where my husband had been racing down to the edge of the water to grab shells. It was exposed today and it wasn't even low tide. So obviously the sea has calmed but there must still be the riptides there. We spent a few minutes searching in the ...
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