Travel Blogs from Charleston
... walking around, SO many people smiled at me and said hi. I thought I was in Niceville or somewhere like that. It was refreshing. Wandered around the shops, the waterfront, some parks, looking at old mansions. It was a full day of walking. I loved the feel of the city, and all the architecture. That night I started poking around on the Center for Women website and found a couple of women who started a coffee shop and utilized the ...
Yesterday we went to see Fort Sumter where the first shot of the Civil War took place. We had to take a ferry out to the fort as it is on a little island in the Charleston Bay. It was used during the Civil War and the Spanish-American War. After we got back from there we toured the USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier which is docked ...
... from the lady ahead of us. However, she never looked directly at us - just the pocket from which the noise came. Being new to a "smart cell phone", I fumbled with finding the phone and then figuring what to do to make the noise quit. All the while, the lady ahead kept turning to scowl and stare alternately at the pocket and the naughty, noisy cell phone. Finally, when it came her turn, she stepped up to the counter and with my naughty phone I ...
... couple of hours of this hard sales grilling, we just needed some time out. Rachelle spotted some something fun in the local paper with a celebrity softball game happening later in the day with Bill Murray and a few others notables. We decided it sounded fun so went out there. We were right, as it was good to do something all American and go to a ball game. It was a charity event for kids called 'Slim down the south' and they were giving away free apples and ...
... the stickers are part of a viral street art movement spread around the nation largely by skaters. Who would have ever guessed I'd be a connoisseur of skater punk outlaw art? Go figure. . .
On the way back to the Old Citadel, we stopped by the Charleston Place Hotel, where we almost stayed before deciding the suite was the better option, and Michelle let me photograph her by its fountain.
As a Southern boy, I could not resist stepping into the Moon Pie ...
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- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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