Sea Vista 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.
... what need on the bridge so we pack that all up there (love my coffee bean bag for that), engine checks, I disconnect the power, we both do the lines and the skipper masterly pulls out of the marina. I pull in fenders and lines and away we go. Also when we come in to dock I'm no longer nervous find having a mid ship spring line ready for the dock hands is the best one to throw first then stern and last bow. Most times there are deck ...
... are more typical southern beach style. Today was a sunny, warm day - perfect for visiting beach towns, having lunch by the ocean, taking a ferry from Carolina Beach across the coastal waterways to Southport. Colorful beach houses, gift and antique shops, lots of tourists walking the streets, sailboats on the water. A relaxing ...
... They like being home for the holidays.
What did I Learn:
- Campgrounds can really have totally different feels, energy to them. All depends on the people running them. Just like any company huh??
- I wish I had stayed pool side rather than going to the beach, the one day I had for sunning. Oh well, it is always good to be at the beach, but not in the wind and chill.
- Ice cream cures all.
... off quickly. The kitchen brought back memories for Peter of his merchant navy days, especially when he saw the potato peeling machine! Went to a nice restaurant for dinner, I had flounder Francais (not quite sole meunière but good) Peter had osso buco which he didn't seem to like too much then stopped at the little bar across from the hotel for a beer, seemed like it was a neat place - should have gone here ...
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