- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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In North Carolina we stayed in the lovely town of Wilmington which is situated on Cape Fear River. The surrounding estuaries and tidal lagoons team with lovely wildlife and the town itself is home to the Museum of Bizarre which Bella and Freddie loved. See pictures. Next brief stop Williamsburg ...
... touristy. The Cape Fear River strikes a wonderful picture with the occasional paddle steamer, the US Coastguard and the imposing USS North Carolina on the other shore. A small boat takes tourists across the river for $8 return, to visit the battleship. We take the journey, it is obvious that the deck hand is new to the job as the Captain (rather an extravagant title for a boat so small) makes his life pretty hard going for him ...
... fare that makes you fatter than you would wish and partook in some nice Goose Island IPA at only $2.50 a pint. The place was huge but had the atmosphere of a large empty hall and there was the distinct feeling we were part of some conveyer belt system. The food was nice enough but the waitering was rather false and functional, in our opinion very un-American. To add weight to that theory, we noticed bill had two suggestions about how big the tip should ...
... surprisingly not much success.
So, we have a quick stop at the legendary "North Carolina" battle ship of Workd War II, which is in quite good condition.
Crash into a motel in Plymouth NC, not much here, just resting there before heading further North next day.
... warm and we enjoyed walking along the beach in the water to the jetty. We could have stayed much longer, but we were returning to Durham. On arrival back in Durham we found Cam planting out his chilli plants. Believe it or not he originally purchased one chilli plant when living in Moscow, and this plant is still growing in Ksenia's apartment in Moscow. After two years he bought one chilli over to the U.S. with him and this is the second season he has germinated seeds. Today he ...