Travel Blogs from Charleston SC, United States

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Festival of Lights, Folly Beach SC, United States travel blog

Festival of Lights

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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James Island Country Park puts on a festival of lights every year, this is the 25th year.  Each year it gets a little bigger.  We were lucky enough to be camping in the park so had the added benefit of passing right through the show to get to ...

Enchanting Charleston, Charleston SC, United States travel blog

Enchanting Charleston

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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... time we go into town the sun is out and promising a delightful day.  We walk through the historic district of Charleston with a few destinations in mind but mostly just admiring the architecture.  Nancy’s family history reveals that her ...

Beautiful Charleston, Charleston SC, United States travel blog

Beautiful Charleston

A travel blog entry by terry-christina

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... a very picturesque neighbourhood. We are staying in North Charleston, so it took only about 15 minutes to drive into Charleston proper. It is a beautifully preserved smallish city, with free trolley buses doing several loops. It was founded in1670, and ...

Another Saturday, another long distance train trip, Charleston SC, United States travel blog

Another Saturday, another long distance train trip

A travel blog entry by terry-christina

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For the first time this trip we were disorganized when we left our condo in Washington on Saturday morning. We didn't tidy up properly, the taxi was already waiting, and one of our bags was too heavy at check in for the train. After some scrabbling on ...

Magnolia Plantation, Charleston SC, United States travel blog

Magnolia Plantation

A travel blog entry by terry-christina

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... in luxury, and travel the world collecting treasures to put in their mansions.  In the late 1770's, rice and indigo made Charleston a very rich city. So, purely because I liked the name, we went to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. He was one of the ...

Max the mad man meets Beamer, Charleston, SC, United States travel blog

Max the mad man meets Beamer

A travel blog entry by sheflysx

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And off we go, at 6:45 AM we hit the road, headed for Charleston, SC for an evening with Max, our grandson. Both houses buttoned up, we will not be sleeping in our own beds for a month. A new bed every night and many of you know what a challenge that is ...

A Day in the Streets, Charleston, SC, United States travel blog

A Day in the Streets

A travel blog entry by indigobleue

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My first day in Charleston was WONDERFUL. I was amazed by the small streets, narrow walkways, and yet the beauty within the city! Most cities I've been in have very little nature when it's this populated. But there are trees and vines and flowers and ...

Sweet Southern Scenery, Charleston Sc, United States travel blog

Sweet Southern Scenery

A travel blog entry by aprilshirish

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... of dear friends and family and get this trip going! We said our goodbyes to North Carolina and headed south to Charleston. The day began with international business calls to Zimbabwe while taking in the street markets in the downtown area. This was a ...

Chilly Tuesday, Charleston SC, United States travel blog

Chilly Tuesday

A travel blog entry by terry-christina

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... 's notices tacked to the door. We were looking for an internet cafe to do some printing, but ended up going to the Charleston Library. Took another free trolley bus loop, and this one went through the Medical precinct, so it was full of local people off ...

Last day in Charleston, Charleston SC, United States travel blog

Last day in Charleston

A travel blog entry by terry-christina

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... . "Where y'all from?" The stylist wasn't as good as Gillian, my regular in Brisbane, but considerably cheaper. I have very much enjoyed Charleston. It is a charming and beautiful city. It was too expensive to stay right in town so we have needed a car, as ...

26th Wedding Anniversary, Charleston SC, United States travel blog

26th Wedding Anniversary

A travel blog entry by terry-christina

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... Cooper River via the beautiful Ravenel Bridge to Patriots Point, the sight of a Naval and Maritime Museum, across the harbour from Charleston. Did a tour of the USS Yorktown, an aircraft carrier which served in WW11 and Vietnam. One of the objects of the ...

Groundhog Day, Charleston SC, United States travel blog

Groundhog Day

A travel blog entry by terry-christina

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With much fanfare, Phil the groundhog has predicted another 6 weeks of winter, although you wouldn't know it here in sunny Charleston. It was such a relief to be able to walk in the sunshine without hats, gloves and coats in 17 deg warmth. Green grass, ...

IThe steamy Atlantic, Charleston SC, United States travel blog

IThe steamy Atlantic

A travel blog entry by journal70

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... . Not surprising since it was 87 degrees outside and extremely, extremely humid. Staying on south Hwy 17, we made it to Charleston, a big port.  Lots of derricks holding containers high up in the air, looking like matchbox cars.   The ...

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