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Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Hampstead North Carolina hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa and the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau. are internationally renowned hotels.
Reptiles, Mammals, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of North Carolina
River otters, wood ducks, bald eagles, opossums, oystercatchers, dolphins, Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes, bobwhite quails, weasels, sea turtles, alligators, beavers, gray squirrels, bobcats, raccoons, warblers, marsh wrens, red foxes, red-cockaded woodpeckers, gray foxes, tundra swans, coyotes, Southern flying squirrels, Eastern cottontail rabbits, increasing numbers of red wolves, salamanders, wild turkeys, snow geese, gray catbirds, timber rattlesnakes, feral Banker horses, minks, groundhogs, snapping turtles, white-tailed deer, indigo buntings, black bears, red-winged blackbirds, coots, brown pelicans, kestrels, pigmy rattlesnakes and red-tailed hawks are among the wild animals of North Carolina.
Monsters, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Folklore, Legends and Myths in North Carolina
The headless ghost of Blackbeard the pirate who swims at Teach's Hole, Ocracoke Island; the well documented but mysterious Brown Mountain lights, believed by some to be connected with UFOs and alien abductions; the ghost of conductor Joe Baldwin, killed by a train, whose lantern light may still be seen at Maco; the duellist and the lady whose spirits haunt the New Hanover County Library in Wilmington; the spirits of appropriately named Cape Fear, including Confederate General William Whiting in Fort Fisher, south of Wilmington; the face that appears if you gaze into a spring of the Great Balsam Mountains, which may not be your own but the hideous visage of a Cherokee woman, cursed by a manitou because of her flirtatiousness; the mischievious Pink Lady of Grove Park Inn, Asheville, who is a spirit but not a gin cocktail; the fierce phantom hound of Valle Crucis; the Black Eyed Kid of Triangle Town Center in Raleigh; and Devil's Courthouse (sometimes Court House) near Brevard, where Cherokee legend asserts that Satan sits in judgment, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of North Carolina.
The Cameron Village Sewer Blob, also known as the Poop Monster; the feline, vampiristic Beast of Bladenboro; the pre-Columbian white tribe, descendants of Jonah, who inhabited the land near Looking Glass Rock; the angelic warriors who battled on winged horses at Chimney Rock, confirming the truth of the War in Heaven; the two men and a woman, spectres, who still haunt the Thalian Hall theater in Wilmington; the musical water sprite in the pools of the French Broad River, east of Asheville, who dooms those it lures, not indifferently like the lorelei but with the deliberate malevolence of a siren; not Dracula but Jutaculla (Judaculla), a slant-eyed giant that dwells in the caves of Devil's Courthouse and/or Tanasee Bald (Tannasee Bald) in the appropriately named Transylvania County (Tanasee Bald extends into Haywood County, where the bigfoot-like Boojum prowls); Boojum of Eaglenest Mountain (Eagle Nest Mountain), a sasquatch said to guard a treasure of gemstones and presumably named after Lewis Carroll's snark; the phantom, filmed in 1967, seen in Wilmington's Price-Gause House; and the burning ghost ship seen near Ocracoke Island, a spectral reminder that a ship's crew murdered their passengers for gold and then destroyed the evidence, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in North Carolina.
Some people say that they have no desire to visit America because they have seen so much of it on TV and in the movies. However, there is no substitute for the real thing. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. St Louis, San Diego, Houston, Honolulu, Skagway, Sitka, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Chicago, Minneapolis, Dallas, Albuquerque, Washington DC, Seattle, Santa Fe, Philadelphia, Boston, Indianapolis, New York, San Francisco, Anchorage, Kansas City, Juneau, Atlanta, Detroit, Miami, Sacramento, Savannah, New Orleans, Lake Tahoe, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, Atlantic City, Fairbanks and Corpus Christi are among the most famous cities in the USA. Other American mainland sites that should not be missed if a visitor to America, or an American for that matter, is to be regarded as well travelled, include Rodeos, Route 66, Glacier Bay National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Disney resorts, the Florida Keys, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Appalachians, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Mount Rushmore, the Everglades, the Okefenokee Swamp, Yosemite National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the California coastline, Niagara Falls, Bryce Canyon, the Ozarks and the Adirondacks.
The United States of America are so enormous that even most Americans cannot "know" all of their own country. Even visiting every state would be a major undertaking. It is possible, however, to visit the iconic places known all over the world, especially through Hollywood movies. Good luck on your travels.
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