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... I asked "where's Mama"? We decided to stop for lunch at the restaurant on the plantation. There's something about outdoor dining and white table cloths! Lunch was wonderful. We sat listening to the peacocks calling in the distance until there was a loud call from very near. One of them decided to join us for lunch. Tonight we wandered South Battery. it is an area on the waterfront with many beautiful stately ...
... the pier. While we were eating a musician showed up on the pier playing on his guitar and singing. I had an awesome selfmade lemonade and just felt like it could sit there for hours, looking at the sea, listening to that guy.
Afterwards we decided to check out the pier and just walk around. It was really cool, the pier is beautiful. We did not want to go back to Charlotte again.
After spending a few more hours at the beach we went back to the hostel again. We ...
... not welcomed! Walked the town with its old
world charms and stopped in for a much needed beverage, just to hydrate
of course.Got a travel map of Charleston and walked what we THOUGHT was a walking tour. It looked long but figured it couldn't be that bad, it's a walking tour! Turns out it was a bus route.In the humidity it made it even longer! Time for another beverage after that. Stopped in a little pub and I ordered ...
... just so so.
This town has, again, a very different feel to it. Having crossed the USA, its been great to see a big diversity and Charleston is no exception. I'm not sure on first impressions, I would recommend anyone to visit here unless they're driving through, but its a nice stop and the area is really beautiful in natural vegetation. This area is famous for its plantation and also where the civil war started.
... vegetables grown there now. It originally grew indigo, cotton, rice and pecans. There were some cotton plants still there. The slave quarters were the best example of what their lives were truly like. We also saw the extensive flower gardens, the butterfly place, a 600 year old Oak tree and the cotton gin that in being restored into a restaurant. There was a bridal party having pictures taken, what a beautiful spot! It was a long day, we headed back for dinner and a good night ...
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