Travel Blogs from Surf City
... 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 ...
Eastern North Carolina barbecue is unique as the BBQ sauce is made from a vinegar base with hot pepper. We stopped at a Smithfield BBQ restaurant for a pork barbecue lunch complete with hush puppies, cabbage slaw, and potato salad. Wilmington was established as a port city in 1739 and is also well known for its beaches. Jan and ...
... 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.
... while I was waiting I cut peters hair with my nail scissors, wasn't easy but it looks ok. Eventually when it stopped raining we went to the ship but we only had just under 2 hours to look around and with Peter that's not really enough as he likes to study engines- a lot. It was a good tour though, it's fascinating to see the kitchens, post rooms, cinema, bathrooms, food stores and loads of other stuff that's ...
... for the kids' pool, watching a family of baby deer swim across the sound, admiring the marsh life and taunting blue crabs with Dad, songs about Mt. Vesuvius and a dog named Easy, chasing giant possums, cornhole tournaments (Dad and Uncle Dick took the title), a giant bait pool, Mikey catching a skate, squid slaps, pancakes, dulcimer/mandolin/guitar/tamboraka jam sessions, cards against humanity, late night/pre-sunrise sea turtle excursions (we were 2 hours late and saw ...
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