Travel Blogs from Avon
... Elizabethan Gardens, a 16th century-style garden created as a living memorial to the lost colonists. Then further down the Outer Banks we crossed another bridge, with an impressive Dredge operating, over the Oregon Inlet to Pea Island (National Wildlife Refuge). Staying a St Clair Landing RV Park at Rodanthe, Hatteras Island, North Carolina for a few days.
We have just heard that we have lost our great mate Greg (Peck) Turnbull. Speed safely and R.I.P. ...
... we took the free ferry to ocracoke island.( free parking as well). we loved ocracoke, another small fishing village, but has more of a "beach town" feel to it than hatteras. a few more restaurants, (not chains) and a few more gallerys and shops, but not many. most of the side roads were dirt and kinda wooded. the shelling was amazing. we went to a really cool coffee house and met a four year old little girl who is bi ...
... Sand Plows to keep roads clear!!
Get to the campsite we picked in Frisco and setup just in time for the rain to REALLY start up.. It Pours for 5 hours solid and once again we are flooded in our campsite, no literally we are now camped in a lake (see pics), Luckily the outlook is better for tomorrow so we clean house and watch TV.
Hoping for a nicer day tomorrow so we can explore as this looks like a real nice campground and area!
... hotels to see if anything 'cheapish' was available on this Saturday night. Their were things available but at a premium price. At this point with the wind whipping through us and our tent I would have happily packed it in and hotel'd it but seeing as that it was already getting dark and only $10 we should try and stick it out.
Around this point Louise curled up in the fetal position and lay on the floor of her empty tent in protest ...
The riders of Kite Club Hatteras have been surfing the shores of
Hatteras Island for years and have now officially set up a permanent
kiteboarding school in Avon on Hatteras Island. We know the wind
patterns that prevail on the island and take our students to the best
and safest locations to learn how to kiteboard or to improve their