American Locations 22 – Oak Island

The trip is from New River, West Virginia, to Stinking Creek, Tennessee, by way of Long Key, Florida.

Oak Island, North Carolina

 

We crossed the bridge onto Oak Island.

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Then drove south on Oak Island Blvd. to my wife’s sister’s beach cottage.

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They were hosting an adults-only week-long gathering. There were eight people including the owners: us, my wife’s three sisters, and their husbands. The cottage is a block off the beach. Notice all the little boats?

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A kayak fishing tourney took place while we were there.

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The far southern tip of the island is undeveloped. It looked like a good place to fish.

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There were a lot of birds there.

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I caught some of them in flight.

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There was a pelican begging for bait. Or looking to steal some.

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At the very tip the waves surge in from the ocean on the left, while the sound remains calm on the right.

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We made two trips to the point. It was my favorite place on the island. But we had several other outings that week.

 

Next Location – Oak Island 2

 

 

 

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