Isle of Palms & Wild Dunes Resort
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... Sunday afternoon, we were met by Captain Joe (80 years young, transplanted from NYC) who lives aboard his boat. I handed him our lines to tie up and he acquainted us with the dock and yard, even offering a ride into town for provisions. Our car was parked nearby, so we weren't in need of his assistance, but found him to be always ready to lend a hand. He was there to cast off our lines, again, as we departed. The next stop was a free dock in a city park ...
... who was the epitome of Southern hospitality. Plus there was free wi-fi.
Lunch: Low Country Bistro $21
Pulled pork and collard greens with two glasses of Beringer and an impressive background soundtrack. No wi-fi though.
Coffee: Cafe Paradiso - A Turkish themed place with sheish bongs and really nice staff.
Positive: Accidentally stumbling across Charleston Food & Wine Festival. It costs $ to get in but lasts all weekend, and ...
The original settlement of Charleston was founded in 1670 a few miles northwest of its current location on the Ashley River. In 1680 the settlement was moved to its current location. This new location enabled it to become a major port city in the colonies. By the mid-18th century Charles Towne had become a bustling trade center, the hub of the Atlantic trade for the southern colonies. Charles Towne was also the wealthiest and largest city south of Philadelphia. By 1770, it was the ...
... then headed over to Fort Moultrie (3 more stamps today!!) which served as a defense for Charleston harbor during the Revolutionary War, Civil War, and World War II. Sadly we didn't have time to make it across the harbor to its more well known partner, Fort Sumter, but we got some glimpses of it from the beach on Sullivan's Island. Sullivan's Island must be the beach destination of all of Charleston because everyone was there today! Yet ...
... didn't even go to the same High school, and yet knew more people and had more stories than any of them.
After the 48 hour trip down memory lane, there can be no doubt that Mary has more personal and intimate friends than anyone else on earth, not even counting casual acquaintances, Consider, other than a long stretch across North Dakota and another between Ohio and Maryland, ...