Travel Blogs from Charleston, United States

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More Southern Style, Charleston, United States travel blog

More Southern Style

A travel blog entry by markandbecs

Fairly short 2 hour drive from Savannah into Charleston, headed to the Magnolia Plantantion for a tour of the property.  Not quite what we were expecting, thinking more grand mansion style house with cotton/sugar can plantation - not rice fields.... ...

La Belle of the South, Charleston, United States travel blog

La Belle of the South

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

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... , die mehrteilige Schnulze mit, oh ja, Patrick Swayze, welche bei uns unter dem Namen 'Fackeln im Sturm' lief . Ansonsten ist Charleston aber klar eine Reise wert. Nicht umsonst wird die Stadt "La Belle of the South" (Perle des Suedens) genannt. Auch ...

Roadtrip - Beautiful houses of Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Roadtrip - Beautiful houses of Charleston

A travel blog entry by chris_lynz

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If Savannah was beautiful the Charleston is stunning by comparison. Where Savannah had the inevitable problems of a large population, Charleston either didn't have such issues or hid it very well. Charleston definitely challenged St Augustine for the ...

The new world, Charleston, United States travel blog

The new world

A travel blog entry by beanie

... smoke, was all around and we could hardly see ten meters beyond our bow. As we weighed anchor and started down the river to Charleston, lookouts were posted on the fo'c'sle to warn us if anything came up out of the fog suddenly. The fog turned to ...

26 and Trigger Happy, Charleston, United States travel blog

26 and Trigger Happy

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

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... Market where most of the bars and restaurants were located.  After walking around for a while we decided on 'A.W. Shucks – Charleston’s Original Raw Bar’.  Not knowing what a raw bar we were taking a risk but it looked like a ...

From modern to old, Charleston, United States travel blog

From modern to old

A travel blog entry by vildsak

... here and then setting up camp and having a cashew nut stir fry for dinner, but tomorrow we're having a lot of time to explore Charleston. I think I'll probably take a boat out to the fort just to be able to say I've been to the place where the Civil War ...

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 ...

2nd Day, 1st Tire Blowout at 60mph, Charleston, United States travel blog

2nd Day, 1st Tire Blowout at 60mph

A travel blog entry by crashhopper

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There you are one second, loving life, driving along the highway at 60mph w/ your love in your dream rv, thinking things just couldn't get any better. Then BOOM! A blast like a shotgun and your rv totally loses control. Thank G_d I was able to pull ...

Stop #1 - Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Stop #1 - Charleston

A travel blog entry by iantrickett

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Sunday afternoon - road trip leg number one completed! Luckily Charleston was only a couple hours of driving and that suited us fine given our current energy levels (read hangovers). I was in desperate need of some healthy food after the Myrtle ...

The Gringa has left the building, Charleston, United States travel blog

The Gringa has left the building

A travel blog entry by andrea_and_eric

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... the chilly Atlantic ocean breezes. Central America has mountainous ranges with tropical cloud forests and black howler monkeys: Charleston is a short, winding road drive from beautiful, smokey gray mountains with black growling bears. You can't drink ...

my new home, Charleston, United States travel blog

my new home

A travel blog entry by kristenadv

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... great and we got to order whatever we wanted and had an air conditioned area. everyone we met was really nice and the sunset over the field was gorgeous. Claire has an extra room so i decided i should move to Charleston. i just love it there.  ...

Frizzle on Rando Radio, Charleston, United States travel blog

Frizzle on Rando Radio

A travel blog entry by chriswho

Hey dudes. Whats up. Hey, just wanted to let everyone know that I got a DJ spot on the college radio station and want you all to listen. It is on the air on Fridays at 4-6pm my time. So if you in Colorado, that you be from 2-4. You can listen on the ...

Charleston, Cape Arago State Park, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston, Cape Arago State Park

A travel blog entry by dianeandroger

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Close to our campground is the town of Charleston. We went to their - very small town - annual seafood festival. In town we stopped at a little pottery shop, had lunch, and went to their wharf.  At the wharf we spotted a sea lion waiting for ...

Charleston Historical Downtown tour, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston Historical Downtown tour

A travel blog entry by onighjoy

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... ran for about 2 hours and Charleston is a gorgeous town with so much old America architecture. The homes are beautiful. Interestingly, because Charleston was part of the losing South in the Civil war, for a 100 years after the war, the town had no money ...

Charleston, South Carolina, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston, South Carolina

A travel blog entry by jimcabay

... aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, the destroyer USS Laffey, the submarine Clamagore and the Coast Guard cutter Ingham are moored.  The United States Navy and Air Force have major bases here.  There is a constant drone of military aircraft as they ...

Charleston, West Virginia, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston, West Virginia

A travel blog entry by jimcabay

... It seems like there is an unincorporated town or coal mining operation every couple miles along the wide Kanawha River which eventually runs through Charleston.  The city is about mile wide but 23 miles long (the core is about 6 miles wide).  ...

Brrrrrr...., Charleston, United States travel blog

Brrrrrr....

A travel blog entry by hejira

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... a peak at the boat that Pete and Connor had told me about.  Maybe we’ll catch up with them in Charleston tonight? Motorboat ride continued.  We were basically just working our way through some South Carolina marshland.  It was quite ...

West Side to the East Side, Charleston, United States travel blog

West Side to the East Side

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

... trapped inside.  So thumbs up USA, another huge compact car! So off we went – heading from Atlanta, Georgia to Charleston, South Carolina.  A mere 326 miles estimated to take 5 hours.  We thought we’d better get a wriggle on, ...

Magnolia Plantation, Charleston, United States travel blog

Magnolia Plantation

A travel blog entry by onighjoy

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... big rice farms and a home for slavery until the Civil War. The place also featured heavily in the Civil War due to Charleston's importance as a port. At one point in time, Charleston supplied about 30% of the world's rice so all the plantation owners ...

Die zweite Antebellum Stadt: Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Die zweite Antebellum Stadt: Charleston

A travel blog entry by katrin_on_tour

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... 223;e Vorbereitung die Stadt und sind überrascht. Ich war nach sehr vielen Vorab-Ankündigungen schon etwas besorgt, daß Charleston Savannah so ähnlich sein könnte, dass wir und hier zu viel Zeit gegeben haben. So ein Quatsch: ...

Charleston SC, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston SC

A travel blog entry by gknopp

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... .  Since we are talking our a cruise there in summer 09, we had a lot to discuss.   Overall the three days in Charleston we very nice.  We could have stayed one more day, but in looking at the calendar it was time to move up.  We ...

Day 46 - Driving west, Charleston, United States travel blog

Day 46 - Driving west

A travel blog entry by kellenberg

Day 46 Today the majority of students unfortunately slept in past 7:00, our wake- up call. As a result, Mr. Troy woke a good 15 or 20 people at about 7:40, not in time for them to eat the French Toast Bro. Roger had prepared or to shower in the dorms ...

Into South Carolina, Charleston, United States travel blog

Into South Carolina

A travel blog entry by revelstokian

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... We had a beautiful drive with varied weather....blue sky, then wind, then clouds, then a severe downpour, but as we approached Charleston, the temperature was about 72 degrees F and clear. We checked into Joan's recommendation of the Best Western on the ...

A day at Magnolia Plantation Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

A day at Magnolia Plantation Charleston

A travel blog entry by yeardleys

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... to see it in spring as there are thousands of azaleas and masses of purple wisteria. Maybe one day we will visit Charleston and Savannah again in the spring. Had dinner at the Buchaneer (another pirate restaurant - they just love pirates around here) and ...

A weekend in Charleston, SC, Charleston, United States travel blog

A weekend in Charleston, SC

A travel blog entry by eskimo

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... where the Cooper and Ashley Rivers meet and flow into the ocean. A collection of islands interconnected by numerous bridges, Peninsula Charleston is where we had elected to base ourselves to be close to the Downtown action without the need for a rental ...

Frizzle on Rando Radio, Charleston, United States travel blog

Frizzle on Rando Radio

A travel blog entry by chriswho

Hey dudes. Whats up. Hey, just wanted to let everyone know that I got a DJ spot on the college radio station and want you all to listen. It is on the air on Fridays at 4-6pm my time. So if you in Colorado, that you be from 2-4. You can listen on the ...

Southern charm of Beauford and Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Southern charm of Beauford and Charleston

A travel blog entry by yeardleys

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... - doesn't have the streets full of eerie spanish moss draped oaks and feels more formal/stately. But I really love both places. Charleston is set on the harbour and on the edge of the water is green sweetgrass growing in the marshes which waves in the ...

Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston

A travel blog entry by gknopp

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... ; So two factors changed our plans.  First we were getting tired by 8pm as we began to get within 7 miles of Charleston sea buoy.  Secondly and more important was the weather forecast that came over the VHF:  'dangerous' fog was ...

Chapter 27 Nothing Could Be Finer, Charleston, United States travel blog

Chapter 27 Nothing Could Be Finer

A travel blog entry by romabeach

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... and the Civil War. John Grimke Drayton was responsible for introducing the first Azaleas into the United States. Taking a bus tour of Charleston, we found out some interesting information on the buildings.  Around the doorways of some of the ...

Max Meadows, Virginia, Charleston, United States travel blog

Max Meadows, Virginia

A travel blog entry by jimcabay

091114 Max Meadows, Virginia Along the Way: The remainder of our drive through West Virginia was through very mountainous terrain. Just south of Summersville (at Canyon Rim), we stop to marvel at the New River Gorge Bridge. Being 3030ft long and ...

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