“Charleston has something for everyone, rain or shine. Its architecture is unparalleled. Carriage rides are great for seeing the city and hearing the history behind certain houses and the area.” ~ Thomas Gibson Sweatshirt Hunting I woke up saddened that it was my last day, but super ecstatic because we saved two of my favorite things for last. We showered ….
“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 ….
“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 ….
“A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.” ~ Jim Morrison Augusta After leaving Jekyll, we stopped in St. Simons for some lunch and then drove to Augusta, where Rhiannon lives with her husband and two adorable pups. I was staying the night with them before heading back to the Concrete Jungle. Augusta was much different ….
“Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down.” ~ Vanessa Paradis Horton House After our morning adventure at Driftwood Beach we went back to the hotel to grab breakfast and check out. I was sad to be saying good-bye to Jekyll Island and the incredibly friendly staff at the Westin. Our next stop was Horton House, constructed in ….
“A beach is not only a sweep of sand, but shells of sea creatures, the sea glass, the seaweed, the incongruous objects washed up by the ocean.” ~ Henry Grunwald Morning Drizzle Ever since Rhiannon moved to Georgia and discovered Driftwood Beach, I have wanted to go here. Her pictures are stunning and I could not wait to see it ….
“Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.” ~ John Lubbock Hospitality You would think with the amount of exploring we did, we would be exhausted, but nope we weren’t. The day wasn’t even half over for us. We got back to Jekyll Island and prepared for our next adventure: ….
“Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.” ~ Frank Borman Tybee Lighthouse Shockingly it was only ten when we left Surf and Song, but it felt like it was noon time. Our next adventure was taking place at Tybee Island Light Station and Museum at Fort Screven. I have a love affair with lighthouses. The stoicness they represent ….
“We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came.” ~ John F. Kennedy Stop One Our first stop on our Georgia extravaganza, was Tybee Island. We were staying there for one night before heading downwards to Jekyll and ….
“Every time I’m in Georgia, I eat a peach for peace.” ~ Duane Allman GEORGIA I couldn’t finish off 2017 without one last big trip. And while I have a couple smaller ones that are sure to be fun, they aren’t as exciting as going to a new state and exploring it with your BFF. I have been wanting to ….