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Travel Blogs from Kinston
... is donation magic. What that means is we hope some local place will donate food to us. That's what happened tonight with Olive Garden. For future days on this trip, we depend pretty heavily on donation magic. We go into restaurants and ask them very kindly if they'd be willing to donate any food and hope for a yes. Tonight we're sleeping at the Newman Catholic Campus Ministry Center. As far as sleeping goes, Bike and Build provides each rider with ...
It was back to the University of North Carolina this morning for a tour of the Carolina Basketball Museum. This is the University that Michael Jordan attended, and there were some of the original coaches notes, as well as MJ's letter of offer to attend the Uni. Just like Duke, UNC take a lot of pride in their basketball history, with memorabilia dating back a long way. We then travelled 240km to Jacksonville, NC for the VG ...
... Google Maps. So to say that I was a little anxious about the drive today would be an understatement. The fact that I turned the wrong way onto the interstate heading out of the hotel parking lot didn't make me feel any better. But once I got going... it was smooth sailing. So to speak. There was one little blip when my directions, encased in a page protector, slipped aside the passenger seat and I had to pull over to hunt them down. Other than ...
The Tar River.....Sounds boring right? Surprisingly it's not. This river is 215 miles long and runs all the way out into the Pamlico Sound and although it upholds the name The "Tar" River, it is its history that is quite unique. It goes all the way back to the Civil War but for me it goes back two weekends ago where I had a very fun trip kayaking on the river with my friend Morgan.
We had dropped our kayak off at a boat ramp near ...
... 301 to Wilson and then some smaller roads to Kinston. The place is nice, there are many mansions but the center of the town is a bit depressing. Just a few shops seem to be open; many seem to be closed for a long time and there's not much movement.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed