Travel Blogs from Charleston
... of the year there is nothing much in bloom. Spanish Moss (grandfather's beard) hangs from the live oaks and creates a wonderful atmosphere. Also visited their Audubon Swamp Garden, which has Tupelo Trees and cypress growing in the water. There were lots of birds - heron, ibis, ducks, eagles, woodpeckers, redwinged blackbirds, and I was very excited to see a lot of cardinals, which are one of my favourite ...
... dating as far back as the late 1690s and down cobblestone streets lined with gas lamps burning. On our way back to the Scamp we walked through the main part of downtown where the yearly Christmas Parade had just ended. Charleston takes there Christmas Parade serious, there were large floats and huge parties that spilled off the stunning porches and out on to the sidewalk. People had on their Sunday’s best and sipped on all sorts ...
... for. Their collard greens were the best we ever had.
Headed to historic downtown Charleston so JMP could get in his graveyard fix he so sorely missed in Savannah. St. Philips has one of the oldest graveyards in the South. The church was established in the 1600s. Some of the graves we could still read, had epitaphs from the 1700s. We stumbled upon the graves of Charles Pinckney, James C. Calhoun, and Robert Turnbull. The ...
... side of Charleston, so after our picnic lunch at the pretty fishing village , we walked the LONG boardwalk that goes right out into the channel (cousin Vicki and Barb will remember this) . Thousands of small crabs scuttling below in the mud - looking like prize fighters , with their one huge fighting claw and one normal one .
A Shrimp boat entered the channel , moored up and was immediately surrounded by dozens of Pelicans, all hovering over ...
... largely mitigated by the control enabled by the dam. Of course there is the fringe benefit of substantial power generation also, but that is another story and I'm not sure I should mention this aspect in Erin's range.....better not I think.
So we entered Georgia, a little to the west of the famous golf town of Augusta, which is actually directly north of our patch at Bartow. Now Bartow is a little hard to find on the map, the print is usually the smallest ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility