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    We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Rocky Mount Area North Carolina hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau and the Villa D'Este on Lake Como. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.

    Scary Stories, Myths, Legends, Ghosts, Monsters and Folklore in North Carolina

    The ghost of conductor Joe Baldwin, killed by a train, whose lantern light may still be seen at Maco; the spirits of appropriately named Cape Fear, including Confederate General William Whiting in Fort Fisher, south of Wilmington; Devil's Courthouse (sometimes Court House) near Brevard, where Cherokee legend asserts that Satan sits in judgment; the phantom, filmed in 1967, seen in Wilmington's Price-Gause House; 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; 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 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; the headless ghost of Blackbeard the pirate who swims at Teach's Hole, Ocracoke Island; and the pre-Columbian white tribe, descendants of Jonah, who inhabited the land near Looking Glass Rock, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of North Carolina.

    The feline, vampiristic Beast of Bladenboro; 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); the Black Eyed Kid of Triangle Town Center in Raleigh; the duellist and the lady whose spirits haunt the New Hanover County Library in Wilmington; the angelic warriors who battled on winged horses at Chimney Rock, confirming the truth of the War in Heaven; the Cameron Village Sewer Blob, also known as the Poop Monster; 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 two men and a woman, spectres, who still haunt the Thalian Hall theater in Wilmington; the well documented but mysterious Brown Mountain lights, believed by some to be connected with UFOs and alien abductions; and Boojum of Eaglenest Mountain (Eagle Nest Mountain), a sasquatch said to guard a treasure of gemstones and presumably named after Lewis Carroll's snark, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in North Carolina.

    Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of North Carolina

    Red-cockaded woodpeckers, river otters, weasels, brown pelicans, timber rattlesnakes, red-winged blackbirds, oystercatchers, Southern flying squirrels, coots, gray foxes, red foxes, red-tailed hawks, dolphins, increasing numbers of red wolves, Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes, feral Banker horses, wood ducks, bobcats, groundhogs, bobwhite quails, wild turkeys, bald eagles, gray squirrels, black bears, raccoons, indigo buntings, sea turtles, pigmy rattlesnakes, salamanders, coyotes, alligators, gray catbirds, snow geese, tundra swans, opossums, warblers, Eastern cottontail rabbits, snapping turtles, marsh wrens, kestrels, white-tailed deer, minks and beavers are among the wild animals of North Carolina.


    You cannot claim to have seen the world unless you have travelled in the USA. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Minneapolis, Fort Lauderdale, Fairbanks, Boston, Detroit, Savannah, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Anchorage, Honolulu, Atlanta, San Diego, Indianapolis, Juneau, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City, St Louis, Atlantic City, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Corpus Christi, Sitka, Miami, Washington DC, Skagway, Santa Fe, Seattle, Chicago, Phoenix, Kansas City, New Orleans, Houston, Sacramento and Dallas 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 The Disney resorts, the wild west town of Tombstone, Glacier Bay National Park, the California coastline, Yellowstone National Park, the Ozarks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Bryce Canyon, the Everglades, the Grand Canyon, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Adirondacks, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Route 66, Mount Rushmore, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Appalachians, Niagara Falls, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Yosemite National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, rodeos and the Florida Keys.

    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. By the way, you will find other Camelopard tips, hints, anecdotes or warnings on other pages of the website.

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