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... streets (brick) it is a beautiful place. Just a pity you have to swim everywhere...
We stopped off at the Savannah College for Arts and Design to see the handiwork of the local students and then had an ice-cream at the famous Leopold's ice-cream parlour which has been plying its trade for 100 years. It is, apparently, the third best ice-cream parlour in the US and fifth best in the world. We assume this is a ...
We ventured out into the heat (we are loving the car air-conditioning) to stroll through the streets. Jen has not been disappointed by the buildings or local accents (Think of Forest Gump saying "life is like a box of chocolates..." and you have the right idea). In Jen's words...Savannah rocks. The historic area has grass squares dotted around with a high proportion of restored colonial and victorian buildings. It's ...
Savannah is awesome, very old world Deep South, tree lined streets and weatherboard homes, I freaking love it!! As soon as we got in we went straight onto a walking tour of the city, our guide was awesome she was a typical local girl, she showed us all the famous squares and where Forrest Gump sat at on the park bench at the start of the movie, we seen the most haunted house in savannah. The second wife of the man that lived there found him in bed with their slave ...
... to save for our night with LoAnJo in Sedona) and then did some thrift shopping before meeting back up with Kara at Sixpence Pub for soup and Reuben sandwiches, which were mucho delicioso!
After a short nap at the hotel we met back up with Kara and Adhara and walked over to Jen's and Friends, hopeful they would still be open. As soon as we stepped through the door I could smell the various cakes and sugars floating around the room, ...
Some of the Forrest Gump scenes were filmed here! Obviously this movie is not the be all and end all of Savannah, but one of Forrest's quotes sums up our experiences. Savannah has many historical squares and Wright Square is where Forest Gump sat on the park bench waiting for the bus saying, "life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what your gonna get". As I just wrote, this quote seems very appropriate for our visit to Savannah. ...