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During lunch we decided that we would head south to check out the Cape Hatteras Light Station which was about 20 miles away. The light house was originally built in 1870 and at that time, it was the tallest brick lighthouse in the world at 200 feet. (It is still the tallest lighthouse in the United States).
In the 1920s, erosion became a major problem to the lighthouse. By 1936, the sea was lapping at the base of the tower, so the ...
Well, the ship has been rocking gently but persistently all day. No sunrise or sunset to be seen this day. We started the day with an All Access Tour of the ship led by our guide Fritz from Philly ( that would be Phillipines). He took us to see the galley, the control centre, the food stores, the waste management area, the crew areas, back stage of the theatre, and the bridge. Connecting all of that through the middle of the ship ...
Ted was Jonesing for a breakfast burrito today. He has these moments where he fixates on certain food items. Frequently they are Mexican food and we have done a poor job of finding any good Mexican food on this trip. Sheree's breakfast burrito did the trick today then The deal was burrito for OBX wooden ornament thing, Sheree had seen a souvenir made of carved wood that would make a good Christmas ...
... It wont open the car so I use the key.. well this sets off alarms and imobilizes the car that I cant shut off.. so I walk/run 2 MILES back to the campsite to get the other FOB.. just as I get there Karen drives up.. she dried up the FOB and started the car!
Back at the campsite on the inside waterway I watch 3 windsurfers and 3 kite surfers play in the wind!
Interesting exercise day!
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