April 22 – Hilton Head to Fayetteville

Shortly after heading north along I-95 we spotted a motor home with one of its slides extended.
Holiday Rambler with Slide Out on I-95 in South Carolina - 2015-04-22 - Copy
Assuming that the owners somehow got underway without retracting it, as we pulled alongside, Debbie tried to let the driver know what we’d seen. We then watched him pull over to the side of the road.

We then ran into a short back-up, the result of an accident.
Accident (ab) on I-95 in South Carolina - 2015-04-22 - CopyNext, we pulled up behind a large motorhome with a beautiful rear panel mural.

Mural on Back of a Motorhome on I-95 in South Carolina - 2015-04-22 - Copy Mural on Back of a Motorhome (b) on I-95 in South Carolina - 2015-04-22 - CopyNo sooner after we refueled and headed down the entrance ramp to I-95 than we found ourselves in a long traffic jam.
Traffic Jam (a) on I-95 in South Carolina - 2015-04-22 - CopyWe raced along over the next five miles at between 4-8 MPH!
Traffic Jam (b) on I-95 in South Carolina - 2015-04-22Just prior to crossing the state line into North Carolina, we passed
Pedro's South of the Border at South Carolina-North Carolina State Line - 2015-04-22 - Copya familiar landmark to anyone whose made the trek south along I-95.

Other sights included:

Decaying Homes

Decaying House along I-95 in North Carolina - 2015-04-22 - Copy
Old Barns

Decaying Barn along I-95 in North Carolina - 2015-04-22 - Copy

Today’s legacy of Lady Bird Johnson’s “Highway Beautification” program

Wildflowers along I-95 in North Carolina - 2015-04-22 - Copy
One of mostly muddy rivers … this the Pee Dee River

Pee Dee River over I-95 in South Carolina - 2015-04-22 - Copy

While enjoying a glass of wine at our campground in Fayetteville, we were visited by a golden finch
Golden Finch, Fayetteville RV Resort & Campground, Fayetteville, NC - 2015-04-22 - Copy
which I caught in mid-air!

Golden Finch in Flight, Fayetteville RV Resort & Campground, Fayetteville, NC - 2015-04-22 - Copy

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