Travel Blogs from Savannah
Oglethorpe's plan for Savannah consisted of "squares" (gardens) surrounded by residential and commercial blocks. There are 23 squares in Savannah. (See the previous day's photos for an early plan of the city.)
Today, we thought that it would be fun to visit ALL 23 squares. OK, maybe not "we" in the sense that each person gets one vote, but …
... Street Markets and spent a VERY long time in there. It had soooo much stuff that I could have bought. We bought a few gifts for people and then got the free tram back to the hotel.
The tram is originally from Melbourne and the driver was really excited that I was actually from Melbourne and was very happy to get his photo taken with Barry.
Tammy had to get back to the hotel because her friends ...
... each one.
The houses are beautiful. There are a lot that have been let run down but are now being restored. The council has made a rule that if you want to build within the old part, your plans must represent the same architecture and look the same as the old buildings. We were told which buildings were original and which were built in the 1990s for example. You couldn't tell the ...
... and killed at least a hundred of those suckers. Eventually we had to don our very snappy, fashionable bug clothing including the ever popular Bug Bucket( a hat with a net to cover the face.) and our net jackets. While this was helpful, it did not stop the flies from entering the boat. We eventually had to close all the windows. Now folks, it was about 90 degrees with 100% humidity in the swamps. Closing the windows was like turning the boat into a floating a furnace. It was pretty ...
... educated on the city's remarkable history and shared old stories with us. I wasn't aware that all the little parks are actually called Squares, ( there are 22 of them). If I close my eyes for a moment I felt like I have been transported back in time as I listened to the horse (Pepper was his name) clip-clop through the streets, lined with ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed