Shutters on the Banks
Travel Blogs from Kill Devil Hills
... We drove the Honda south to visit 3 lighthouses and see the lower part of the Outer Banks. Most lighthouses had Fresnel lenses when they were built. In 1822 a Frenchman named Augustin Fresnel invented the lens that looks like a giant bee hive with a light in the center. Some were as tall as 12 feet. Tests showed that an open flame lost nearly 97% of it's light, and a flame with reflectors behind it still lost 83% of it's light. The ...
... hear their "encouragement". Spend a good 2 hours here!
- Then head to Jockey’s Ridge State Park to hike the largest Sand Dunes on the East Coast. Really cool as it is always windy so they hang glide off the top of it at 500 ft!
- Then stock up some groceries and back to campsite.
- Head to the beach and waves are ...
... to the car for something and returned with the news that the battery was dead again. Damn you Kenneth and your volt meter, you were right again.
We will have to deal with that issue in the morning.
Another sad note is that our traveling companions for the last two weeks, would be leaving us in the morning. I'm sad to see them go but look forward to reuniting with them in blighty for a day of Curry, Chinese and Roast dinner.
... a large group and they were closed. That was a lie because the sign said open and they just served other students that came on the trip with us. No one argued or said anything , we all just left and walked to Ortega'z , i ordered the chicken fingers & fries. It was great ! I was very satisfied . After we all ate we came boarded the bus and went to the hotel ! Im really looking forward to tommorrow's adventures :) Welp goodnight ...
... I look. I learn that three rivers, Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio, flow into the heart of the city. The traffic is moving steadily, but it is heavy and we exit the freeway near the stadium. We are soon there at the stadium, and there are very few people about. The streets there are empty and so we enjoy parking and taking pictures and driving around the Heinz field and the stadium. We really like seeing the yellow seats inside the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking