The Silver Lake Motel & Inn
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... Six miles down the road at Kitty Hawk is where the Wright Brothers actually made the very first flight December 17, 1903. They picked this location because it provided high dunes, high winds & soft landings! In the field a granite boulder marks where where the first plane left the ground, with smaller stones marking the four flights distances & landings.
The 1st flight went 120ft in 12 seconds; 2nd ...
... hotels to see if anything 'cheapish' was available on this Saturday night. Their were things available but at a premium price. At this point with the wind whipping through us and our tent I would have happily packed it in and hotel'd it but seeing as that it was already getting dark and only $10 we should try and stick it out.
Around this point Louise curled up in the fetal position and lay on the floor of her empty tent in protest ...
... Jen recommended we see the Molasses Creek folk bank at the Deepwater Theater. They came highly reviewed and have toured all across the nation. The theater was pretty small with only folding chairs and a port-a-potty for a bathroom. I must say I was a bit wary since folk music isn't quite my thing (except for Bob Dylan and Iron and Wine). But the show was great. They intertwined music with comedic stories and rewrites of classic songs that ...
... are so huge and seeing them eat is actually putting me off eating. I want to go over to them and tell them to just stop. It is very rude of me to judge but the quantity some people eat is insane. I worry the UK is going the same way. Bill says I should get out more if that's all I have to worry about.
Brilliant time tonight in a bar. As soon as we open our mouths people want to talk to us.
Lets see what the tornado brings tomorrow.
... at a non-national brand motel -- the Sand Dollar Inn ($69 tax). There's little about this island that's franchised. It's a welcome change.
Day Three Summary: Cape Fear, Camp Lejeune, Rachel Carson and a ferry ride across the Atlantic Ocean (not all of it). Today's distance ridden: about 260 miles.
To see today's entire route, from Conway, South Carolina, to Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, click here.
What will tomorrow ...