A to Z Challenge...
ABC's of My Life~
|Welcome to Portsmouth Island...an uninhabited island off Ocracoke Island.|
During the writing seminar I attended for NCCAT (see yesterday's post for 'O')
we took a boat trip to this little jewel...the only residents are the plentiful mozquitoes.
devastated by two hurricanes. The last resident left in 1971. Below are the
photos of the buildings that remain standing.
popularity, there were 505 permanent residents.
the Friends of Portsmouth Island and the National Park Service maintains the
transport you to the island. You won't want to stay long, the mosquitoes
are beyond belief~
as we departed....
there are hundreds of pelicans as we passed and it was beyond breath-taking!
'Sometimes silence is the only respectable response to loss'