Wingate by Wyndham Charleston
Travel Blogs from South Charleston
Joan and I are making final preparations to leave on July 18. We look forward to a few days in the Swiss Alps before joining our family in Paris on the 23rd/24th. We are leaving behind in Charleston the newly rebuilt sun room in our house. We are ready for a break from construction and painting. ...
We left Highlands Wednesday morning in a rain storm and stayed in a rain storm most of the day. We found out later our hometown fireworks scheduled for the 4th of July were cancelled due to heavy rains. The southeast mountains have lived up to their rain forest reputation this year. Our trip took us east on I-40 and then north on I-77 all the way to Charleston WV. All 450 miles of the trip were uneventful and not particularly scenic. It did stop ...
... out my route, I took my time packing up and had breakfast at the coffee shop. To appreciate how small Gambier is, the town consist of one Inn (with the only restaurant), one coffee shop, one deli, one very small grocery store (that is not allowed to sell wine on Sunday but can sell beer), and a tavern. That is it!
After breakfast, I headed south and the sky ...
Made it 250 miles on one tank of gas, which isn't bad considering the bike and box in top of the car. In typical form, Ada has been awake for the whole trip, making conversation and demands. Breyten has been asleep. On to North Carolina! Oh, and Charleston looks a heck of a lot like Pittsburgh at least ...
One of the great things about having a small city like Charleston as your homebase is the ease of using the airport. Peak times that would be considered extremely busy at some major airports turn out to be a breeze in a place like CRW. Conveniently, I happen to work at that very same airport so I have some tricks up my sleeve. (Most notably when's the best time to show ...
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