Travel Blogs from Charleston
... time talking and found out that they live near Denver. Then after that we went to a Vietnamese Sandwich shop. The guy was so excited that he got there in time to have 50% off everything, sandwich and beer. Went back to the hostel, talked some more and shared some chocolate. Great evening.
Saturday it was time to pack up again and head for Myrtle Beach. But before I did that, I had to go back to the market to see if I could get ...
... a bar. I asked one Santa if they got free drinks for dressing up and he replied no, they just liked to dress up for the season and go out. Again, characters.
On Sunday after a great brunch at Toast we toured beautiful Boone Hall Plantation for a wine and food tasting and tour. The house was splendidly preserved and maintained, but still conveyed a sense of livability, I suspect because it is still lived in. The holiday decorations were so elegant and simple, ...
... her picture. We award her the "Crab of the Trip" award.
And since this seems to be my "Interesting People" entry, here's another story from Charleston. It was our last night in Charleston and while waiting for the doors to open for "The Sound of Charleston" concert, we exchanged stories and humor with another couple. We continued chatting and laughing as they sat in seats behind us and then were interrupted with their cell phone. The wife answered, ...
... she talked us into going to visit a time share presentation the next day, in order to get all our tours for free. It's only 90 minutes she said..
We shrugged and figured we could endure a hard sell in order for free stuff. As it turned out we where right, and I think we got lucky as the guy doing the sales pitch was a decent gent, and quickly figured we wouldn't be interested. I actually liked having a chat with him as he was a local, and we ...
... new dishes (at least to me) today, and found them both quite good. The plantation sold deep fried peanuts which you pop in your mouth and eat shell and all. I enjoyed the sample we got, but Michelle wasn’t a fan of eating the peanut shell or its texture.
At dinner we ate at a pasta restaurant near our hotel and tried its Italian Nachos appetizer, which consists of tortilla chips topped with parmesan alfredo, beef, sausage, tomato-basil, and melted ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center