Lake Marion Inn
Travel Blogs from Santee
... Carolina. It has the largest expanse of old-growth floodplain hardwood forest in America, with many trees reaching 130 to 160 feet tall. It was also the hangout of Francis Marion, nicknamed the "swamp fox" during the Revolutionary War. There was nothing that could be called spectacular, but it was a pretty and pleasant park to ...
... die waar wij inzaten.
- Lunch in the Waffle House zeer goed kan smaken, zeker op kosten van onze lieftallige chauffeur!
- we bij de regen in South Carolina de hitte van Florida al veel te snel vergeten waren.
- koude ravioli uit blik echt wel smaakt!
De volgende ochtend was de missie duidelijk: Zo snel mogelijk een lift uit de regen en naar het (terug warmere?) noorden!
... and into my 'riding' clothes, hitch up the trailer to 'PEARL' and away we go, pedaling as hard as we can to get to our first stop, GALAX, VA...racing against darkness as well as afternoon & evening thunderstorms.
But for now, I think ALL of the planning has been for a great good. We're tired & sleepy and anticipating a good night's sleep....."NOT"......we're too excited about our journey...we can't wait for it to begin!!!!!! ...
On Sunday, we packed up and headed North on highway 95 towards South Carolina! We got to Santee State Park around 1PM and set up camp.
Once finished of course we were hungry so we went to the Lone Star BBQ and Mercantile. Really cool place with great BBQ and antiques.
... of the lake. Our little condo was great thou - cuz we just opened a bottle of wine, turned on some music, heated up some frozen stroganoff and watched a movie.
And I-95 in GA and SC are in TERRIBLE condition - not to speak of the traffic and trucks.