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Travel Blogs from Kill Devil Hills
... 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 ...
... jerry rig a boat battery into my car i thought. All i want is to pry these two old guys off my car and jump the battery as i had originally planned. Worse case i would call AAA. Finally John and Kenneth allowed me to jump the car. And guess what it worked. So much for old mechanics, I am the nuts. We set off with Kenneth's warning in my ear that our battery was no good and we should replace it immediately. Yeah right old man, I thought. Later that day ...
... and stocked up on snacks for driving like candy and Chex Mix and a drink, so I would be ready for a 5 hour drive the next day…and for many other days too.
I spent the evening relaxing in the hotel and watched tv. It was really nice to relax for once.
The next morning, I went out onto the beach. I couldn’t not go onto the Outer Banks and walk along it. It was cold and windy but nothing too major considering it was winter. It was a beautiful beach and ...
... Outer Banks.The Wright Brothers Memorial Bridge is pitch black dark over the water.
I cannot believe it, but there is NO traffic. Very few cars. If we were at Myrtle Beach or Panama City beach, the roads would still be packed at midnight. But here, all is quiet
We make our way down the beach to Kill Devil Hills and locate our hotel. We are in luck. Although I had a reservation for a non-beach front room, the man at the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking