Dolphin Lane Motel
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... another day there depending on the storm I will let you know. As we travel to Myrtle beach we have to go around Cape Fear. scary name but the skipper says it's really not difficult I will fill you in on that later :-)
I'm off to try and get a picture of those pelicans, which didn't happen...I don't know where they all went last night they were gone and this morning they had not returned....who knows, perhaps we will see more today along the way.
... we managed to save El Nido from harms way. I yelled for Bryan to assist and I went to the dock to help the captain, took us a while but we managed to get the boat tied down at the end of the dock...the captain really didn't know what to do so thanks to Bryan's skill with the lines.
Now the skipper is washing down the boat, after lunch we are going to walk to the local beach and check it out. Well out I go to assist with ...
Eastern North Carolina barbecue is unique as the BBQ sauce is made from a vinegar base with hot pepper. We stopped at a Smithfield BBQ restaurant for a pork barbecue lunch complete with hush puppies, cabbage slaw, and potato salad. Wilmington was established as a port city in 1739 and is also well known for its beaches. Jan and ...
... stay at a Motel 6 on my way to DC to break up the drive. But I cancelled that and extended my stay in Wilmington.
I went to the beach a couple of times. Again, a beautiful beach. But both days were pretty windy and chilly and there were zillions of spring break folks everywhere.
Only took two pictures - the beach and the great fire I built. Sorry there aren't more. I guess I was just too busy enjoying my time there ...
... several hundred sailors are away at sea for months on end. What was really interesting was the actual sailors written description of things like the cockroaches and other insects that got into the flour and so into their bread, they called it raisin bread, that they would pick out but obviously eat too. Also the severe restrictions on fresh water, showers were water on for a couple of seconds, then soap yourself, ...
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