I can honestly say that Kyle and I have had one of the best weekends! Here is a run down of what we did:
Unfortunately I had to work (which really wasn't a big deal since I got off at 3:00). Kyle was finally able to use the gift certificare I got him for a full round of golf. He had a great time he ended up golfing with some General who helped him with his game. After I got home we relaxed for a bit and then we watched "Public Enemies". LOVE LOVE this movie!
We got up at about 6:30am to get ready for the Asheboro Zoo, it took us about an hour and a half to get there. It was so much fun. We were honestly surprised at how big it was (It was about 1.2 miles long). We spent about 4 1/2 hours walking, taking pictures, and enjoying the beautiful weather. They had such a fun selection of animals and they were all so entertaining, here are a few pictures we took:
Right after I took this picture, the Lion opened his mouth and let out the biggest roar, it was awesome!!!
This little monkey kept getting picked on.
"I like to move it, move it"
We slept in a little bit and then got ready for our day in Wilmington. We started out day by taking a tour of the USS North Carolina. All I can say is WOW! This battleship is absolutely amazing! It tooks us about 2 1/2 hours to go through the entire thing and we still felt like we didn't see everything. Now we have heard people say that the ship is haunted. We definitely believe it now. We were exploring the engine room and there was a radio and megaphone attached to a control panel (THEY DON'T WORK). Kyle and I were both standing next to it and all of the sudden it sounded like it turned on, we heard static and what sounded like someone trying to talk. We looked at each other because we knew what we heard. It was a truly unreal experience.
Hanging out on the USS North Carolina
After we left the ship we headed to Downtown Wilmington, we stopped at one of our favorite places "The Scoop" for lunch and some ice cream:
This was our Ice Cream Nachos- Awesome!!
After lunch, we walked around down by the river and did some site-seeing. We had some time to kills before dinner and our ghost walk so we decided to head up to Wrightsville Beach. It was such a beautiful day and being near the water was amazing. After an hour we headed back to Wilmington and decided to have dinner at the Riverboat Landing, great food and a perfect view:
At 8:30 we headed our on our Ghost Walk, our guide Denise was fantastic. I was hoping this one would take us to a cemetary (weird I know) and it did! They stories she told were chilling and interesting. Kyle and I got some pretty interesting pictures of orbs and what we think it a face in a window. Here is a shot from the cemetary:
This was the best Ghost Walk we have been on, definitely will be doing it again!
Today has been a very relaxing day, we have gotten laundry done and now are watching racing. Kyle has a soccer game at 6:30, it should be a lot of fun!!
I hope everyone has had a wonderful and safe Labor Day weekend!!!