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... br> It was then time to head back to Savannah. As seems to be the normal everyday a storm had developed and the first 90 minutes driving back to Savannah was horrible! Torrential rain off and on. Skye was driving, she did a great job. I have never seen rain like it. Add the cracking whip sounding lightning and it was really nasty. This trip has shown me what real thunder and lightning is like.
Highlight: Missing the ...
... and enjoy the air conditioning in our room before grabbing dinner at TGI's. We've caught a few new TV episodes whilst we've been in Charleston like HIMYM, 2 Broke Girls, Hawaii 50 and New Girl. Whilst we were watching TV an amber alert came up. A child had gone missing and the police took over the TV making a short statement on every channel. They also put the information up on the electronic signs along the highway. It's impressive how quickly they got the information ...
Michelle and I rose early this morning and completed the three hour trip from Augusta, Georgia to our final destination, Charleston, South Carolina. I noticed once we crossed the border that South Carolina likely has the most fireworks stands, strip clubs and adult bookstores per capita of any state in the nation. It seems like every Interstate exit had some place hawking hoochie-koochie dances or devices that would make a proper Southern lady blush.
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... for brunch and walked through the old slave markets. This is where my interest to study the civil war began! We bought some christmas presents, walked to the coast, rainbow row and checked out all the amazing old buildings. I still think Charleston is the prettiest city I have been to in the US. Really old cottages, churches, hotels... horse and carriages every where. I am very envious Collier has been living there for 4 years!
That evening we ...
... float tube so Maya could enjoy the pool.
Most of our time was spent just hanging out with Jessica and Sierra, but Scott, Maya, and I did spend one afternoon with Ray and Olivia visiting Fort Sumter. We also had Ray take some family photos of us (this is a rare thing for us to be able to do, since Jessica & Sierra are living so far away).
It was a fun trip, and ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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