Barksdale House Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... parking fees. Since we were early, we walked through the nearby undercover markets, which were originally farmer's markets but seemed to be more tourist oriented now.
We met our guide Ann on the steps of the customs house, and there were eight of us in our tour group (we were the only Aussies again). We almost thought she wasn't coming as she was a few minutes late. But she had the look of a working mother who juggled family and career at the same time.
... It is surprising how intact the town given the earthquakes, hurricanes, wars and fires it has endured. We fed our parking meter a fist full or quarters twice, stopped later in the afternoon for a shared mint lemonade and key lime pie slice at a cute little bakery, and walked and walked and walked.
We headed from the historic French Quarter to walk the waterfront and see some famous sites. We found the beautiful pineapple fountain on ...
... in the area. We watched, and watched, and watched and then, suddenly, we saw the flash of the ignition. The rocket started its ascent into the sky higher and higher. It seemed to come towards us as it rose, but then curved as it went downrange and away from us. It took 30-40 seconds for the sound of the blast to reach us. We could see the booster rockets separate and fall back towards the ocean. After another minute the rocket ...
Late last night I received several emergency alert text messages about flash floods and thought my whole day today would be a wash out. Turns out it was a fairly decent day with only some light mist at times to drive people indoors. My plan was to start at the farm market, but I checked their Facebook page before leaving the hotel and found out the market was cancelled for today. Bummer! But no worries, there are plenty of other things to do ...
(7th) - Spending some quality time with Cherri, John and Joey in Folly Beach and Charleston. She crab soup and whole Flounder, crab dip. Weather sunny with a cool breeze. Staying at the Vendue Hotel and dinner this evening at the Fleet Landing, an old US navy building. (8th) - Looks like rain today ...