These photos are of the ICW from Norfolk to just after Beaufort
Captain Dave on a rainy day
Norfolk and Portsmouth have an amazing number of navy ships. Here's a couple of aircraft carriers.
Norfolk also had some pretty homes and architecture
View of downtown Norfolk
At this point you decide to take either the Dismal Swamp of the Virginia cut. We chose the dismal swamp since it is quieter and more scenic. The controlling depth is just 6.5 feet and we need 5.75, but we only bumped the bottom once and we think it was a submerged log. It was however beautiful.
Inside the first lock getting ready to go up
The dismal swamp canal isn't wide. But boy is it straight.
Our buddies Leslie and George from Ontario aboard "Whiskey Dream: Crossing Albemarle sound
Cypress Swamp on the Alligator River
Sunset View in Broad Cove. We stayed here 2 nights waiting for a front to pass.
Our buddies on "Shanty" anchored in Oriental NC
House in Beaufort NC
Cousins Michelle and Sarah
Ashore at the island off Beaufort NC
Me and my sister Annie
Lots of shrimp boats in the creeks around the ICW
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