Travel Blogs from Savannah
Pump testing is an essential and vital part of apparatus safety and maintenace and repair. Imagine arriving on the scene regarding a multiple-alarm fire, laying hose (every firefighter`s dream and every engineer`s nightmare), hooking up to the hydrant, and beginning to pump water--merely to have the pump fail after 10 minutes. One question that might be asked at such a season is, could the pump failure have been prevented by once a year pump ...
Day started with our usual ritual of going to the nearest Trader Joe store to pick up our salad for lunch on the road. Makes more sense to have a healthy salad than some over processed diner/fast food at some dodgy stop along the way. Traffic was pretty solid all the way from Kannapolis through to Savannah, but it was made worse by some truck drivers getting two wide and deliberately slowing the traffic down to 15mph, or even ...
... the convenience store when we picked up the pizza sauce. However, this was just as challenging because the two stores we stopped at did not have pizza sauce. Eventually we conceded that we were going to return empty handed. The path we biked from downtown to all of our stops led us a bit further from Becca’s house than we had anticipated but lo and behold we ran across a grocery store and found pizza sauce and a fresh olive bar. We got back on our bikes ...
... on not drinking too much tonight in prep for the dentist had failed big style as was demonstrated by me and Marc skipping along holding hands back to our motel.
Side Note: Accommodation Update.
Hotel Nights: 22
Tent Nights: 25
Camping Cabin: 10
Friends House: 1
Spending time with the Sach's has helped boost our nights in a tent, but we are still no where near our dream of 5 nights a week in a tent.
We were interested to see how Savannah compared to Charleston as we had heard that they were quite competitive. One is in South Carolina and the other in Georgia and are about 2 1/2 hrs apart. We loved the quiet elegance of Charleston, but we felt as if we had landed on another planet in Savannah. It's the land of the beer drinkers and candy floss plus I have never seen as many really fat people! Admittedly, it does have some good points. It ...
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