The Burrus House Inn

Highway 64-264, Manteo, Outer Banks, North Carolina Coast, North Carolina, 27954, United States | 3 star inn
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Travel Blogs from Manteo

Pre-Travel: Saving Up + Planning

A travel blog entry by unstuck

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... can also exchange and withdraw money from inside the banks. Make sure you look up the exchange rate beforehand so you know how much to withdraw. When you're leaving the country and you have a bunch of their currency leftover, use the currency exchange place in the airport. They take a percentage.

Language is not necessary. I'm not saying be an ignorant American and don't learn any foreign language, you should definitely learn some basics, but ...

Overview

A travel blog entry by gypsybelle49

... way and a turning lane, Strip malls crowding the sides. And the houses? Not the moderate - sized, fairly low beaches houses I had expected. Most are two full stories, if not more. They are mostly raised about a story of the ground. They sprawl and mostly look like over large houses on stilts. They look brash and out of place with the sand dunes that are behind them. There seems little privacy. It is as though ...

Day Three

A travel blog entry by gypsybelle49

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After I ended last night's blog I drove to the nature conservatory, but it was too dark to tell much and just headed back. I drove out to Covington, the only town I had yet to peruse. Found a horse. I drove out to Avalon Pier with my hot chocolate. Well it was a private pier and I would have had to climb over a 8" ish tall fence to get to the pier. Since it was about 15" up and I was rather sore ...

Day two

A travel blog entry by gypsybelle49

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... and can't fear my left leg in front. Next wave, try again, smooth and instinctively. Left foot back, right foot front. Thinking later, that's a fencing stance, since my dominant hand (right) is in front. Not to mention, when I started snowboarding I remember purposely having my right leg forward since I thought that was how the "right" way. Anyway, surfing. I manage to stand up a few times. I usually fall off pretty fast. I'm too far back. I am ...

The Outer Banks

A travel blog entry by whereisthebus

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... It stands 150 feet high, and has a first-order Fresnel lens.

Cape Hatteras Light, the tallest in the US, stands 208 feet. It also had a first order lens. The original lens was removed by retreating Confederate soldiers to keep it out of the hands of the Union. In 1999 the light was moved 1/2 mile inland because of coastal erosion, a project that took 23 days.

We had to take a short ferry ride (in the Honda, no bus) to ...

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