Howard Johnson Inn Beaufort / Parris Island
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... some rays at the beach for a couple of hours. We were able to beat the crowd between 8:30 and 10:30. Spotted a dolphin and egrets that kept diving face first into the ocean was quite amusing! Traveling back towards Columbia we stopped at the Tanger Outlets in Bluffton, and had to stop at Robert Irvine's Nosh. I would have to say fantastic food!
You guessed it, process of elimination, I bought that meal. Moral of the story, have ...
... overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The views from the top of the 167 steps were gorgeous even though the weather turned a little chilly today. The visitors centre in this State Park (which surprisingly stayed open despite the government shut-down debacle) had a great sign on a small fence surrounding yet another swamp - I won't spoil the surprise as I have included it as a photo! We then had a lovely dinner in downtown Beaufort ...
... and take a stroll. The town is just spectacular. Small is the proper description, but inviting. The homes that surround the downtown area are large and beautiful. Crops of indigo, rice and sea island cotton brought great wealth to the region. Of course none of this woud have been possible without the use of slave labor.
The local slaves and their descendants are know ...
... br> Tomorrow the Northeast braces for winter's next assault.
The word is that this snowfall will be handled better
than the Christmas Storm.
The TV weather people love this kind of stuff.
With snow now in forty-nine states, they will stand in front
of the map and point to where winter is worst.
Hard times for others, good news to us!
Nothing about any of this suggests the image that I hold of being snowed ...
... to see 'middleton place' an old plantation (featured in the movie 'the patriot' if you saw it). this route really turned out to be not so scenic, but it was still a nice drive and it was on the way.
our good friends, esta and john, parents of a college friend, live in this little piece of heaven on the shores of deep south carolina and have been generous enough to invite us down to their beautiful beach house. (again, we were not prepared to ...