Silver Gull Motel
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There is a storm a brewing so we hope it doesn't hit hard here it shouldn't but I'm happy to be tucked in until Sat morning it will be past us then.
Stat from the skipper:
92 hrs traveling
We won't discuss fuel etc. hehe
We are going to Ruth's Chris steak house tonight to celebrate Canada! it's right here at the end of our pier.
We hope you are all having a super day!
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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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