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Good day from New Bern, the second oldest city in North Carolina. I'll start with some background and history about New Bern before I go any further.
New Bern was settled in 1710 by Swiss and Palatine immigrants led by Christoph von Graffenreid. They named the settlement after Bern, the capital of Switzerland. But long before the Europeans arrived, the Tuscarora Indians also lived along New Bern's riverbanks in a village they called Chattoka.
... 22 from this road. Jeez… We headed north on a side street and eventually we were routed back to the 31, which connected us to the 17, after the construction and such I mentioned above. As it turns out, the 22 is waaaaay out of the way. I’m pretty sure he meant to tell us the 31 and just got his road numbers confused. So much for the hot tip. I guess from now on I can trust directions from others as much as I can trust the GPS. Oh well. ...
... appear to be multi units and some just single but of course all are on stilts except an occasional old one that must have made it thru storms. When we were watching TWC about the storm they were reporting from Wrightsville Beach which is below us and then referred to Atlantic Beach.
Mosied down to the end of the island which is a free State Park that includes Fort Macon. There were various Forts ...
... flooded, but I did see a couple of egrets hunting fish in the shallow water. Then I headed back and Sandy and I took down the sunshade and headed back to our site. I went for one more swim in the ocean. It was yellow-flag conditions today and the waves were a bit stronger. I enjoy getting knocked around by the waves some so I swam for a bit and then got out. Sandy and I finished taking breaking down our campsite and met ...
... not found anything we liked within our budget. As expected, if we want water views, we have to pay the price. I think the part I have enjoyed the most is the wide open view across the Atlantic. Walking the beach front every day has been relaxing but a workout. We walk in about calf-deep to thigh-deep water anchoring our steps as the waves crash into us. Our legs are sore by the time we are done. While the water is ...