we enjoy the raleigh for a few more hours before heading towards wilmington, nc and the beach. swimming, hot tub, delicious handground hot chocolate, and then a beautiful drive at sunset.
the historical site that tim cannot remember in the above video is the mordecai house. here is a panorama — a cubist panorama at that; check out how the bench turned out — of this historic building. and yes, i discovered that andrew johnson was in fact the president of this country…right after abraham lincoln was murdered.
the chocolate shop in the daily video journal is escazu chocolates, a pretty remarkable artisan chocolate shop with just the most beautiful sweeties. we got a couple of mexican hot chocolates and chatted a bit with the woman working the till:
also appearing in the video journal is the raleigh amtrak station. while tim and i were there, we reminisced about the last time we had been there:
and last but not least, here is an audio recording made at the market restaurant, a cute little bistro serving delicious food made with locally sourced ingredients.