Hampton Inn & Suites Charleston / West Ashley
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Other than having to wake up early and experiencing a slight delay on our first flight, the four of us were able to make it on the flights to Atlanta and Charleston. We rented a car and drove to our hotel - the Hampton Inn in West Ashley. Because Scott is a Hilton Diamond member, we were upgraded to a suite which had a separate living/kitchen area …
Well Hing Ta was pretty good but the Manager/waiter was delightful. He told us that he always enjoyed going to Philly's Chinatown better than NYC.
Today after a meager breakfast, we left for Charleston, South Carolina, arriving 4 hrs later.
We are enjoying listening to The Racketeer by John Grisham as we drive.
In town we did a lot of walking, down King St ," South ...
... of surrounded undergrowth and palms and pine. Lots of birds,16
yesterday from our site including a Juvenile Pileated Woodpecker! A
whole different look as he was so brown and his topknot was just
turning red.) I will have to start on the water birds this coming
week.The bike riding is great. The only draw back is that with the
oaks dropping acorns on top of the camper it sounds like we are
living in a popcorn popper! This is enough to give my ...
Obviously because of limited time we weren't able to see everything but we did enjoy a short film explaining the history of the plantation, as well as a walk around the gardens and along the Ashley River, and a tour of the house (no photos allowed of the inside).
... the water we finally find out what in America they mean by 'biscuit', its a scone. Who'd have thought a scone would be a good substitute for the English muffin in a McMuffin? We're not game enough to find out after Rich's experimental ordering of the McGriddle which he was horrified to find out were pancakes instead of the muffin. I think we'll avoid Maccas like the plague from now on. That **** be ...