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Day 45 Tuesday October 23 – Final Day of This Journey

Tuesday broke clear and cool, and I spent an extra few minutes in the hanging tent, knowing that this would be my last morning getting up this way for some time to come.  There were no bugs to fret about, … Continue reading

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Day 44 Monday, October 22 – Decision to End Journey

Monday dawned cold and clear. There were no mosquitoes to welcome me as I came out of my hammock tent, just a quiet in the early morning light prior to sun up. I became immediately aware of the soreness in … Continue reading

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Day 43 Sunday October 21 – Long Paddle to Wacca Wache Marina

On Sunday, a cab picked me up at 8 AM sharp to take me back to Barefoot Landing Marina.  The day opened cool but sunny as promised, with north winds 10 to 15 mph, and with the low tide at … Continue reading

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Days 41/42 Friday/Saturday October 19/ 20 Days of R&R

I had arrived in North Myrtle Beach on Thursday, and used the next two days to relax and rest up for the long (114 approx mile) paddle to Charleston SC scheduled for the upcoming week.  The weather channel suggested that … Continue reading

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Day 40 Thursday October 18 – Arrival at Myrtle Beach SC

As I opened my eyes in the early dawn, I could see several mosquitoes on the outside screen of my tent, not far from my face.  I watched them fly off and re-land, trying to find a way in.  Beyond … Continue reading

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Day 39 Wednesday October 17 – Reaching South Carolina

Early this morning, I packed up the tent, clothes and other camping gear and walked back to Katie, whom prior to going asleep, I had pulled high up on the beach using the cart, and tying her to a tree.  … Continue reading

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Day 38 Tuesday October 16 The Crossing of Cape Fear River

The darkness outside my 5th floor room overlooking the ocean at the Golden Sands Hotel in Carolina Beach started receding before I was ready to wake up, but after a few seconds, I jumped out of bed, and turned on … Continue reading

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