Down alligator canal and up to Dismal swamp.

I don’t know how they decide to name these places but there were no alligators in alligator canal and I hope dismal swamp isn’t dismal. Our night conversations were at first quite sophisticated. Discussions along the lines of Dessert Island Discs very deep and meaningful with the background of wonderful lightening shows. An hour andContinue reading “Down alligator canal and up to Dismal swamp.”

On our way

Just a wee note to say we’ve started our trip to Chesapeake. Pics and notes to follow (although I’m sure not EVERYTHING will be printed). although there is also Publish and be damned. If its entertaining it’s going in regardless of feelings .

May 16. A Scotsman walked into the bar with a ziplock and a hamburger.

When I first went to Beaufort I remember a few guys jamming on the dock and they had played with Eric Clapton and Gary Moore. It was truly amazing. I was looking forward to something similar when I heard there was live music. I won’t say where it was but it was truly woeful music.Continue reading “May 16. A Scotsman walked into the bar with a ziplock and a hamburger.”

May 14 anchoring just before Beaufort (NC) and of course tow boat

We anchored by Dewes creek on our first stop on the ICW. A beautiful wooded anchorage but it was still very cold and wet. It seems the weather isn’t suitable for a sea passage at least until Saturday so the best bet is to motor up the ICW. Although it was cold (no such thingContinue reading “May 14 anchoring just before Beaufort (NC) and of course tow boat”