She Sells Sea Shells By the Sea Shore

Shelling! One of the most popular pass-times for the visitors on a North Carolina beach vacation is that of scouring the shoreline for endless possibilities of finding beautiful sea shells. Something that simply catches your eye as a souvenir of your trip to the ocean or an addition to an already growing collection. Sea shells … Continue reading “She Sells Sea Shells By the Sea Shore”

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Exploring Beyond the Beach

Thousands of visitors flock each year to North Carolina beach destinations like the unspoiled shores of Ocean Isle Beach for the sand, sun and family fun. Approach to our island via the Odell Williamson Bridge overpasses an often overlooked recreation area…the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Separating us from the mainland, the waterway meanders along the backside … Continue reading “Exploring Beyond the Beach”

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St. Nick Nacks Season of Giving

Many tourists and visitors to the South Brunswick Islands have come to know the famous seafood of the small fishing village of Calabash.  Along with the abundant fish camps and restaurants, there is also another landmark in Calabash as famous as the seafood: Callahan’s Nautical Gift Store and St. Nick Nacks. Having been located in … Continue reading “St. Nick Nacks Season of Giving”

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Savage is the Storm

It seems those of us that dare to live on the ocean’s coastlines are a different breed. It may seem to outsiders that we live in a perpetual vacation-location. Changing seasons however, reap many harvests and Hurricanes can be a devastating crop. The range of Atlantic activity is from June 1st to November 30th, Hurricane … Continue reading “Savage is the Storm”

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Touché Tortoise

A regular roadside sighting from Little River, SC to Ocean Isle Beach, NC is Randy Gallagher and his bale of African Spurred Tortoises. A Calabash resident, Randy Gallagher a.k.a. “Turtleman” will routinely load up his gang of eight TESTUDINES in a specialized red covered trailer and frequent grassy plots from HWY 179 to HWY 17S. … Continue reading “Touché Tortoise”

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