- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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We awakened to dense fog this morning that never seemed to burn off. Since we weren't leaving until 1100 because of adverse tide in the Cape Fear, we didn't pay much mind ---- except, when 1100 rolled around, the pea soup fog was still with us. I thought it would soon burn off but was wrong. We traversed the stretch from St. James Marina to Southport at idle, barely making two knots SOG. At Southport, with nearly zero viz, ...
... many gracious people on this trip & got to know them personally.
We will have a nice breakfast out and take advantage of this classy place tomorrow Am. Drew is holding up but hope to have Dr. apt. in line tomorrow am.
Had planned Backgammon tonight but ol' Eagle eyes' is asleep, so will get my book out.
The next morning we drove into Wilmington. I had read that downtown Wilmington had a pretty nice atmosphere and we were not disappointed. We walked around Front Street and the Pier and enjoyed North Carolina for the first time since we had entered it. I don't want to completely knock down NC and I think we just missed some of the really good stuff. Asheville and the Appalachian part of NC is supposed to be beautiful and worth a stop. We just happened to drive through there really ...
... br> While today's trip, in less-than-optimal conditions, got us past the Cape Fear and into a safe harbor --- well protected, good amenities, good friends to hang with --- it is infinitely easier than having to do it in sub-freezing temperatures and deadly chill factors that the next few days will certainly bring. This way we can continue to travel in relatively protected water to Myrtle ...
... up camp for the day. They fish right off the beach apparently they fish for flounder. Very slow passed here, we were thirsty while at the beach so as we were on our beach walk we found the Tides bar and grill right on the beach ...I figure they wouldn't serve us as we both had no shoes on, Bryan had no shirt and I was in my bathing suite but nope They didn't care at all very friendly and had no issues serving!