Cape Hatteras Motel
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... not uncommon, but a bit exciting for us.
It has been a big day. We got up early to visit the lighthouse before the crowds and the weather deteriorated. Bad weather is reported to be coming so an early start advantageous. It is a little lighthouse - squat and classically white. Much nicer than the big ones and their swarms of visitors.
We took a brief walk along the waterfront after breakfast, packed up ...
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 ...
... River is almost guaranteed. And sure enough, after only a couple of minutes in the refuge and we spotted a very large bear rummaging around for food, just off Long Curve Road. He was at last a quarter-mile away so I couldn’t get a great picture from that distance, but I finally saw my first wild bear. The sun was starting to go down, so we left the refuge and made our way back to Raleigh. ...
... but not complianing, i will however, complain that there was a new hatching of mosquitos in hatteras so that wasn't pleasant either. we went to the beach almost every day. now, on the fifth day, we got rains, winds, a major temp drop and threats of flooding. we thought about leaving a day early to make the next trip not so long, but called a campground on roanoke island (where we could cross the bridge and go inland ) ...
Prof Mark was joined this week by fellow TV luvvie, Nick Knowles - passing through for a few days while researching for a new series. He hopes to fill the void left by the implosion of Time Team. Unlike Tim Taylor (producer of Time Team), Nick is not only generous and personable, but also knows his Kings and Queens. Mark deftly trod the line between TV matey-ness and sycophancy. As well as getting stuck-in and finding ...