Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham N. Charleston
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... a great little bakery where M&L scoffed down a couple of huge slices of chocolate cake, myself and Les who are of course super health freaks (Our body's are our temple's) opted to only have a small single chocolate each.
Finished the day with a couple of beers in a sports bar where the Marshmeiers thrashed the Sachs at darts. I believe we have identified their weakness for all bar related activities. Dinner was had ...
... a ball into the cyclonic winds that blow off the water made me pee a little bit in my pants.
We then drove out to Wadmalaw Island, which is much less developed, more rural, and counts farming as a staple. Our destination was the Firefly Distillery and Irvine Winery. Irvine makes sweet wines using the grapes from muscadine vines, and we tasted each of the five varietals they offer. While I knocked back each of them with relish, there were a ...
... at our local gay bar. We met a man named Colonel Sanders who was very inebriated. He almost gave away his secret 11 herbs and spices. There was the 43 year old that looked 12 whom Joel carded. The next gay senator from South Carolina (and probably the only ever) with the strangest Southern accent I have ever heard, decided to buy us all a round of shots. Always the outgoing person, Joel only offended one person that night. To be fair, the guy ...
... in the world. It is that good!!! And my main reason for visiting was that the exterior of this Plantation house had been used in The Notebook. Calhoun Mansion was the interior that was Rachel McAdams summer house in the film, and Boone Hall was the exterior and quite a bit of filming took place here outside so it was wonderful to see it for that, but also because it is just so beautiful a house as well.
On a side note, other productions have also filmed here over the years. ...
... appease my conscience. Ahhhh, gooood stuff!
We arrived at the Plantation just in time for a video tour. This was something new for us. As you entered the factory, you encountered a 36 inch big screen tv on the wall. The spiel on this "station" lasted about five minutes. As you moved through the factory observation way, you found two more tvs which completed the "tour". We learned more about tea than I could have imagined. I'll ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center