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We awakened to dense fog this morning that never seemed to burn off. Since we weren't leaving until 1100 because of adverse tide in the Cape Fear, we didn't pay much mind ---- except, when 1100 rolled around, the pea soup fog was still with us. I thought it would soon burn off but was wrong. We traversed the stretch from St. James Marina to Southport at idle, barely making two knots SOG. At Southport, with nearly zero viz, ...
... many gracious people on this trip & got to know them personally.
We will have a nice breakfast out and take advantage of this classy place tomorrow Am. Drew is holding up but hope to have Dr. apt. in line tomorrow am.
Had planned Backgammon tonight but ol' Eagle eyes' is asleep, so will get my book out.
The next morning we drove into Wilmington. I had read that downtown Wilmington had a pretty nice atmosphere and we were not disappointed. We walked around Front Street and the Pier and enjoyed North Carolina for the first time since we had entered it. I don't want to completely knock down NC and I think we just missed some of the really good stuff. Asheville and the Appalachian part of NC is supposed to be beautiful and worth a stop. We just happened to drive through there really ...
... water, digging around in the sand and treating ourselves to some delightful refreshments! Lee, however, was not having the best day... He wasn't feeling so hot so he used this day for "rest."
Carolina Beach is not very big, so if was shocking to us that we ran into people we knew! A couple of Adam's friends drove by and stopped to play some corn hole. The next day we ran into a couple of people we knew from our gym in Virginia! ...
... Beach State Park
to set up camp. The group campsites here are a short, maybe 400-meter
walk from the parking lot to the sites just off the Swamp Trail. Along
the way, we spotted a pitcher plant, but no Venus Flytraps. After
setting up camp, Sandy and I headed back towards the parking lot and
around the Flytrap Trail hoping to spot some ...
Other places to stay in Carolina Beach
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