Outer Banks Motel
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Lisa and I both love to fish at the coast. We go out to catch whatever is biting, but the fish of choice for this area is the elusive big Red Drum.
Wake up to rain as it starts around 3 am and rains steady till we leave at 9am. We are needing to get some power and a sewer dump so heading south on the Outer Banks.
Rains steady as we drive south and this part of the Outer Banks is mostly National Wildlife Refuge so no housing and quite narrow. You can sure see how this area gets pummeled by hurricanes with the low lying land and all houses on stilts! They dont need snow plows here but ...
... on the beach and only $20 so $10 per couple. Camping just keeps getting cheaper and cheaper - at this rate soon they will be paying us to show up at the next place.
After about 20 minutes of deciding what campsite was suitable for rock stars such as ourselves we soon confirmed that our giant Mansion tents are no match for a windy beach. We actually gave up at one point and started taking our tent down as Louise was frantically ...
Iain has been desperate to go fishing. We went on Tuesday. The waters are still unseasonably chilly so the fish have wisely decided to stay in The Gulf until things cheer-up a bit. We decided not to go after a Blue Marlin, choosing instead to share a big boat with an assortment of other hopefuls in search of a sea bass or two.....which is ...
... here.......not hanged.....as a member of my family unreliable informed me.
The area is known as 'The Graveyard of the Atlantic' with over 1000 recorded wrecks since 1526. The lighthouse was the tallest structure in the USA for years. It didn't stop a full-size replica of HMS Bounty from being lost last year in Hurricane Sandy (but that might have been in the papers - we're ...
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This is an ok place to stay for a short trip. We usually rent a house for a stay longer than 4 days. Houses are cheaper than hotels if you stay long enough.
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