Scarborough Inn

524 Highway 64, Manteo, Outer Banks, North Carolina Coast, North Carolina, 27954, United States | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Manteo

Pre-Travel: Saving Up + Planning

A travel blog entry by unstuck

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... They will handle everything for you but they do charge a fee.

Currency exchange is not difficult. Bring your ATM card (keep it safe) and whenever you withdraw money from an ATM you will get it in that country's currency. Sometimes you have to specify but more often than not it will just be automatic. The first one will be in the airport. This is the easiest route however some banks charge a foreign transaction fee on top of the ATM fee. That can add ...

Overview

A travel blog entry by gypsybelle49

For most of the last hour of the drive, there are billboards and advertisements. It really started grating on me after awhile. When I pictured the Outer Banks it was similar to Fire Island. Mostly beaches and residential, very little commercials. Mostly walking with minimal, essential driving. Man oh man was i wrong. The main through way I had seen via Google maps I had imagined to be a large two lane road - not two ...

Day Three

A travel blog entry by gypsybelle49

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... am drained physically and emotionally. I head over to Roanoke Island, to see Fort Raleigh, location of the Lost Colony. There is also a garden, the Elizabethan Gardens, that I want to see. Well, the fort is just earthen works and the gardens have an admission fee. So I hit the road and finally get back to Blacksburg as the last vintages of daylight cease. I shower, take some stuff from the car, and ...

Day two

A travel blog entry by gypsybelle49

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... similar to. My instructor said that the foot I would kick a soccer ball with should be in back. That's either foot, maybe my left. I was usually at lift mid-field. Then he says his stance is the same as he snowboards, but different from his skateboard. Great. I haven't skated enough to know. I tend to switch. I started in the same stance I snowboard in, right leg in back. I try to get up that way, yet as soon as I bring my back foot into place I struggle ...

The Outer Banks

A travel blog entry by whereisthebus

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... 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 ...

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