Comfort Inn Downtown Charleston
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A beautifully done, elegant yet simple, stunning home. Full of vintage furniture and antique paintings. If walls could talk, oh the stories they would tell.
Walking through the gorgeous gardens and along the river bank, you can only imagine who walked those same paths 100, 200 even 300 years ago. Its incredible. What isn't nice to think about is the terribly horrific things that went on there with slavery.
The property is full ...
... of the beach. There is a small gift shop, restrooms, plenty of picnic tables and a nice boardwalk to the beach. You can also tour Atalaya, the winter home of the Huntingtons, for an extra $2. I did not do the tour and thought the house looked like a prison from the outside. The beach had beautiful sand and some large waves due to the strong wind. I could have used a pair of gloves, but I did not have any along.
Further north in the park is a small ...
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 our hands and knees and a bit of squabbling, luckily the queue wasn't too long, the weight was redistributed, and ...
... On June 28, 1776 British General Clinton tried to seize Charles Towne by force. His fleet attacked Fort Sullivan, but the walls of the fort were constructed of thick palmetto log walls which withstood the bombardment. Col. William Moultrie's forces inside of the fort were able to fire on and disable several of the attacking British ships. Col. Moultrie fashioned a flag for the fort as the rebelling American forces did not at this time have a common flag. This Moultrie flag flew ...
... then a tour of the house...Its been in the family the whole time..Its the oldest gardens in the area I think it was put together a couple of years after Charleston was settled...dont ask me dates as I am hopeless...Alough I have found out the civil war was in 1861 not 1830 like I thought. It was a lovely morning.
Back in town I choofed off to the Central market and bought some earrings..Theres a lady there who sells silver jewellery and it ...
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