Here’s a collection of our recent sunsets and sunrises posted on the Southern Girl Travel Instagram page:
Today is Halloween.
Our modern Halloween is said by some to be a quirky combination of the Church’s eve of All Saints Day, Latin America’s Day of the Dead, and England’s Guy Fawkes Day. Despite a backlash against Halloween in some corners, trick or treating can teach kids a thing or two about hospitality and history (throw in a little travel and it gets even better…cue Jennifer sighing as Mark mentions history). [Read more…]
North Carolina has an extensive system of ferries connecting well-known destinations like Ocracoke and Hatteras to the mainland, but also linking lessor-known spots like Bayview, Aurora, Cherry Branch, and Minnesott Beach. [Read more…]
During the much heralded blue moon a few weeks ago (July 2015), I was able to spend some time fishing with a friend during several evenings when the sun was setting and the blue moon was rising. [Read more…]
At the spot in North Carolina where the Tar River meets the Pamlico River and salt water mixes with fresh, you’ll find a town called Washington, the first spot in these United States named in 1776 after then-general George Washington. It’s often known as Little Washington, and it’s the county seat of Beaufort County, North Carolina. [Read more…]