Travel Blogs from Charleston
... to the Battery area. So much renovation of amazing stately homes. Saw bumper sticker, Gut Fish, not Houses.
From Bay St. we could see Fort Sumter way in the distance. We passed on the shuttle boat to take us out there, but we visited the Museum. So much history.
Tomorrow we plan to make the 15 minute drive to Folly Beach, hoping to capture a Pat Conroy feeling.
... imitation of the former house that was burnt down by the Yankees in the Civil War. It's all Scarlett O'Hara stuff around here! But the grounds are stunning, huge oaks and cypresses and lots of other trees all festooned with Spanish Moss (not Spanish, not a Moss, but an epiphyte - gets its sustenance from the air - whose closest relative is the pineapple.)
The other really interesting things are the alligators that live in the decorative ponds and the former ...
Meine Begeisterung für die Greyhound-Busse verschwindet allmählich. Jeder sagt etwas anderes, an jeder Station gibt es neue Regeln und neue Formulare. Plötzlich braucht man ein extra Ticket, was an den Koffer kommt, an der nächsten Stelle darf man keine Schutzhülle mehr benutzen, mal reicht der 30-Tages-Pass und mal muss man ein extra Ticket am Schalter holen. Dann bekommt ...
... Shem Creek and the Cooper River. Dinner was an absolute food delight from appetizers to dessert!
The wonderful aspect of camping at the James Island Park is the summer camp program. Each week they offer a variety of outdoor camps for both the campers and the residents of Charleston. Hannah and Sarah are attending the Paddle Boarding and Rock Climbing camp this ...
... we wandered through before
ours thoughts of food got the better of us and we headed for some
Italian food- and some live music- before finishing off our day,
On our last day in Charleston, we
headed straight to the park to make the most of the glorious
sunshine. The temperature was warm enough that even in late November
Lizzie still managed to get a little bit sunburnt! Having turned red
enough, we took the ferry to Fort ...