“If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.” ~ George Bernard Shaw Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center With our bellies and taste buds satisfied, we drove back to Charleston to prepare for a tour of Fort Sumter which would start at the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center which was located ….
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“Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.” ~ Lawrence Durrell Lazy Mornings It was a foggy morning, so we decided to forego the sunrise and catch up on some ZZZs. We made two coffee stops, Starbucks for my friend and City Market Coffee for me before we headed to Sullivan’s Island. Sullivan’s Island Sullivan’s Island is ….
“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” ~ Luther Burbank Second Half of the Day I feel like I am talking about two completely different days. Not only did we do completely opposite activities from the morning to the afternoon, but the weather also turned. Going from sunny to ….
“Sunrise offered a very beautiful spectacle; the water was quite unruffled, but the motion communicated by the tides was so great that, although there was not a breath of air stirring, the sea heaved slowly with a grand and majestic motion.”~ George Grey Early Mornings It wouldn’t be a true trip if I didn’t get up early and see the ….
“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” ~ Martin Buber King Street Once I had my much needed caffeine fix, it was time to explore. As City Lights Coffee was just off of King Street I made my way there first. The city streets were quiet, as it wasn’t quite tourist season yet, and many of the ….
“I love going to coffee shops and just sitting and listening.” ~ Julie Roberts Locally Owned Coffee Shops One of the first things I research when I travel to a new city are the local coffee shops. Obviously I love my coffee and while I might judge a place if they don’t have a Starbucks, the real judgement, is if ….
Charleston is one of the best built, handsomest, and most agreeable cities that I have ever seen. Marquis de Lafayette Early morning Flights I love to torture myself. I own that and I owe up to the fact it was completely my own doing why I had to wake up at 3:00 AM, so I could leave my apartment no ….
“Hiking in undiscovered places is a lot of fun.” ~ Karolina Kurkova Winter Hiking I get asked A LOT about Winter hiking. Most people think I am crazy and I concur for even undertaking the freezing feat. Hiking isn’t always enjoyable, even in warmer months, why would I want to torture myself when it is sub zero out? Honestly, I don’t ….
“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” ~ Albert Camus The Cold Never Stopped me Anyway The sub-zero temps and the creeping crud were not going to stop me from soaking in the beauty of the White Mountains. As much as I love the Concrete Jungle, it is called that for ….
“My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made.” ~ Andy Goldsworthy Tourism in ….