Wild Dunes Resort
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- Swimming pool
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... and I notice that all the homes are vacated.
"Where is everyone?" I ask. "And why are the homes up on stilts?"
"These are beach homes," Mom explains. "People move their families here for the summer, and go back home just before school begins. The homes are on stilts to avoid flooding during hurricane season in the fall."
"I would live here year-round, I say. "It's so sunny and warm."
Dad drives to the address ...
... met up with John and Denise Lillis who arrived aboard their boat, Blarney Castle, just after we docked. We had "buddy boated" a bit with the Lillises last fall and it was good to see them again. We helped Denise celebrate her birthday by joining them for dinner at the Cork and Bottle in New Smyrna. Denise introduced us to a taste of "Fireball Whiskey" - think of melted Red Hot jaw breakers with a kick. :) The Lillises were headed south so we took ...
... was used to sink enemy ships.
We arrived at the Ft. Sumpter National Monument just after 10:00 AM in the morning. This late arrival meant that we would have to wait several hours before the next ferry to the fort and we would return within a couple of hours of our sailing. We decided to view the Ft. Sumpter Museum that was located here on the Charleston shoreline. Here we saw what the port and fort were like at the start of the Civil War. It is appropriate to say at ...
... stalls with home made items such as baskets, jewelry, etc. We learned on the carriage ride that this was the slave market. No, not where you would buy slaves but where the owners would send their slaves to do their produce shopping. If I remember the story correctly the shop keepers would throw their old produce out the side windows when they brought in the new produce so the stench was enough to keep ...
... day - bourbon".
Charleston is a must see, recently anointed the most visited tourist city in the world, finally edging out San Francisco (or at least this is what we were told by an unofficial source on the beach one day), with its architecture, plantations, history and charm. We spent a day riding the free trolley bus, strolling Rainbow Way and Market Street and admiring ...