Lighthouses hold our imaginations of a time when we did not have the technology to communicate like we do now.
Bodie (pronounced body) Lighthouse has
Yes, we climbed them all. The lighthouse was just opened up to visitors. This was the third lighthouse at this site. The first leaned, the second was blown up during the civil war (to prevent the north from using it).
Then we traveled to the south to Ocracoke via the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry. It is a 40 min trip.
Ocracoke Lighthouse is the oldest operating lighthouse in NC
It was a long trip and we were to late to climb it!! Yes, I did fuss a bit. But we did get to see it. Next back in the ferry and I finished my book. On to Hatteras...
The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is the tallest brick lighthouse in North America at 208 feet high. We, of course, got lost but we got here laughing!
The Lighthouse Board assigned each
lighthouse a distinctive paint pattern
(daymark) and light sequence (nightmark)
to allow mariners to recognize it from all
others during the day and night as they
sailed along the coast.
Don't you just love the pink base!
Today we went to the other end of the Outer Banks...Currituck Lighthouse
Here I am hugging the wall as I climb!
The views from the top were beautiful
Beautiful houses, water, sand...wow, relaxing day
Di, Join us...