Monthly Archives: May 2011

5/24/2001 – Day 48 – Nag’s Head & Wright Brothers National Memorial – 22.4 Miles

Over the past few days the usually clear, fresh air of the Outer Banks has periodically become smoky.  The intensity varies from a slight smoke smell, to very brown skies.  Today we awoke to more heavy smoke smell and visibility which … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

5/23/2001 – Day 47 – Frisco Campground to Nag’s Head & Roanoke Island – 78.1 Miles

After a cooler, cloudy night, the breeze had freshened this morning.  Breakfast was followed by camp-breaking tidying up and seasoned by the adventure of taking down our new REI canopy for the first time.  We managed to do it without … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

5/22/2001 – Day 46 – Frisco Campground to Ocracoke Island And Return – 32.7 Miles

Today the “balmy” weather has really kicked it up a notch to really hot and humid. We finally found the pier this morning, but it was a little disappointing.  It had been badly damaged from the last hurricane, and nothing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

5/21/2001 – Day 45 – In And Around Frisco Campground, NC – 3.6 Miles

This day was mostly spent resting and relaxing, reading and lounging, and taking it easy in the “balmy” temperatures of the Outer Banks. In the morning we tried to find the Hatteras pier without success, but found another place down … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

05/20/2011 – Day 44 – In And Around Frisco Campground, NC – 12.1 Miles

We rested well in our cozy home-away-from-home, courtesy of Camp-Inn.  If you like our little teardrop trailer, take a look at the builder’s Website – http://www.tinycamper.com – and see all of their excellent offerings.  We have had this trailer for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

05/19/2011 – Day 43 – Salem, VA to Frisco Campground, NC – 420.2 Miles

Today we decided we were going to see the Atlantic Ocean.  It’s been more than six weeks folks, and it’s time.  So we were up fairly early for us, and heading east. We past through many interesting places, but didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

05/18/2011 – Day 42 – Raines Homestead, Breaks, VA to Salem, VA – 217.1 Miles

Today we were treated to another great breakfast, complements of our hostess — Shirley.  We devoured the freshly made biscuits, vegetarian country gravy and cheese-scrambled eggs she had made with little prompting.  It was delicious and another tangible reminder that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment