DoubleTree by Hilton Savannah Historic District
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... in Georgia and it is beautiful. It made its money in slavery and cotton which have now, thankfully, given way to paper, aeronautics, the military and tourism. The locals are quite proud of the place and are in general a terribly friendly a polite bunch. Jen loves it when people say 'yes Ma'am'.
We made our way to the waterfront of the Savannah River and saw the old warehouses and cotton exchange; the place ...
... After a walk around, we jumped in the car and headed up the i95 to Jacksonville. We decided to stop 30mins short for lunch and, as we hadn't yet experienced the delights of KFC on our trip, decided it was time. Well, it was like walking into an alternate universe. Matthew, having been an employee of KFC for some years was surprised to find: NO burgers and NO fries. How does that work? We could buy Taco, Burrito and Enchiladas as well as biscuits ...
... evidence tells another story. You know what -- we need what we need. And I simply need to own the fact that yes, I overpack. But you just never know. It's good to be prepared. Especially when Will is your kiddo.
Other than a bit of a meltdown at dinner in Atlantic Beach, FL with some friends we hadn't seen in a while, Will had a pretty good day. A little overstimulation can take our young hero from ...
... from necessary, especially in Europe where internet cafes are plentiful
- Digital SLR 50-300 mm lens - switching between lenses becomes a nuisance after awhile and I usually just end up using the shorter aperture lens anyway
- GSM dual/quad band enabled cell phone - much cheaper to just use a calling card
- Tripod - wanted to bring one to get really ...
... unusual for the era. One evening during a party, his second wife caught him in a room in the carriage house with his slave Molly, as the guide put it, "reading a book". Another custom of the era. The second wife took umbrage with this, went to the third story of the house and jumped off the balcony, killing herself in front of all the guests. As was not the custom.
Not too long after the suicide, Molly turned up hanging ...