Category Outer Banks

Outer Banks and More, Bodie Island Part Four

June 3-7 Saturday morning greeted us bright and clear, with a light, cooling breeze helping to keep the temperature down. After a relaxing morning in camp spent reading and taking care of some chores (we use a Verizon Jet Pack to connect our devices and computers to the internet) we hopped on the bikes to […]

Outer Banks and More, Bodie Island Part Three

June 3-7 The heavy rain overnight and sketchy forecast for Friday put a damper on any bike ride we may have contemplated; instead we made plans to duplicate the day before by driving as far south as we could. As we started to drive we stopped across the road from the campground at the Oregon […]

Outer Banks and More, Bodie Island Part Two

June 3-7 Not sure of how much we would cover that first full day, we set out before noon heading north towards the Wright Brothers National Memorial. Not far from camp we passed the turn off for the Bodie Island Lighthouse, but elected to hit it another day. The Memorial is almost seventeen miles straight […]

Outer Banks and More, Bodie Island Part One

June 3-7 After sending Carolyn off to Birmingham with a nice breakfast, chores and errands to accomplish Monday morning kept us from hitting the road for Blacksburg until early afternoon. It took us just about four hours to make the drive and we arrived on campus at Virginia Tech to pick up my registration packet […]