Econo Lodge Yemassee
Travel Blogs from Yemassee
... to pick up some fresh shrimp for the grill. We stopped at Gay Fish Company, a family owned fish market that has been there for a long time and was the filming location for the shrimpin’ in Forrest Gump. When we got there a boat had just pulled in and was unloading laundry baskets full of delicious crustaceans. The shrimp was as fresh as could be and the prices were cheap so we paid for a pound and were on our way.
We returned to ...
... I have included a photo of where Forest runs over the bridge! Last night we booked into a motel and went exploring around the numerous islands surrounding Beaufort today but not before we had a big blueberry waffle and endless coffee. When we finally moved we visited the first school in the country attended by freed slaves, which is a whole complex of buildings down a sleepy road. We then crossed over a large swamp to visit ...
... Left Tenant Dan on his shrimp boat!
After this we go the beach for the afternoon to read and swim.
At campsite before dinner we end up with 4 different couples at our site talking to us.. it seems they dont see a lot of BC people in here! Real nice friendly people!
Marcy makes a great curried shrimp dish for dinner then a nice campfire to end this very full day!
doesn't get much better than this!
... There are miles of wonderful walking/biking trails. And mostly all you hear are the tropical birds.. what a place!
So after we set up we head to the beach for the afternoon to lounge and swim in the 80 degree water!
Before dinner we walk the campsite and it sprawls over acres of land so we have a nice walk. Have a nice fire after dinner!
... scrapped our dinner plans and ordered pizza and wings. Twenty minutes later dinner arrived at our door, conveniently charged to the credit card used to pay for the campsite. This is a great example of how you run into nice people on the road.