Rest Area near Plymouth, NC
Tyrrell County Visitor's Center and boardwalk
Oh Hatteras beach house
We kicked off the day with a visit to the capitol building in Raleigh and a short walk down the Bicentennial Mall.
As recommend to me by some local geocachers via Twitter, we stopped for food at Neomonde and picked up two kinds of shwarma, pita, hummus, baba ghanoush, and tabbouleh. On the way out we spotted what has to be some of the coolest graffiti I've ever seen.
As we passed through Plymouth, NC we stopped at a rest area and enjoyed the greek food.
|Shwarma- Jake approved|
|Chan and her chicken shwarma|
|My partially eaten lamb shwarma- yes I just posted a food pic|
|Esther NOT EATING SHWARMA?!?!?!|
A little further down the road we got out to stretch our legs at the Tyrrell County Visitor's Center. Luckily for us they've built an extensive board walk that runs through the wetlands area.
|Groundsel Tree (female)|
...and here we are crossing the Virginia Dare bridge near Nags Head, NC.
A few more bridges later and we were at the rental house where we would be sleeping and eating for the next week. We unpacked and almost immediately headed for the beach.
|Indian Blanket Flower|
|View of the dunes from the beach house|
|Possibly Willets, maybe sandpipers|
The beach was home to many a small crab. Camouflaged juvenile ghost crabs are out during the day but their older brothers take over the beach at night. All along the beach you can find holes of varying sizes that the crabs take refuge in.
Gallery of pictures
Tracklog of our hike