Hampton Inn Charleston Airport / Coliseum
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... and lull up the fenders (my job) the journey is only 7 miles to new marina for storage.
Its been a wild month we have seen so many great things, witnesses all kinds of weather and really have learned so much about El Nido and life aboard a yacht. I have many lessons learned which I'll post later so we remember :-)
We traveled a total of 1168 NM and El. Nido managed it all with ease...a few ...
... on messages including those to help slaves flee, housing conditions for the fieldslaves. Like chalk and cheese from our earlier talk delivered by white Jim. This felt thruthful. Absolutely greatand some of the songs she sang like 'down by the rive side' we allrecognised and to tbat one peopleclapped as she sang. Great. We also visited the nine original black slave cabins inwhich very informative exhibt were displayed including footage which were captivating and ...
... must say it does look lovely though, the lack of fences and hedges throughout town and country, except for the odd livestock farm, makes for a very pretty park like appearance.
And so we came to Goose Creek suburb of Charleston, back in South Carolina having previously passed through a bit of it on our southward journey from North Carolina to Georgia. The dam was on the border - the Savannah River - between SC and GA.
more to come, we have 4 nights here in Charleston.....
... I headed down and into some of the yards to look at the headstones, including another couple of men who signed the Declaration of Independence. This then led me to Rainbow Row. I remember when I was in Italy there was this place, I think off Venice, that was filled with many houses all painted a different color. It was such a vibrant place and you couldn't help but feel happy looking at the houses. Rainbow row was similar to this, all the houses were painted in ...
... by 40 minutes or so and lo we landed in Sunny Charleston.
Actually in the morning Charleston turned out to be sunny, and cold...but warmed up pretty quickly. We drove into town, parked at the visitor centre (pretty well set up for visitors this place) and then proceeded to walk through the town up and down back and forth admiring the antebellum architecture and the genteel feel of the place (though arguably a bit over-precious in the oldest best-preserved ...
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