Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Charleston, South Carolina


A brief visit to Charleston, South Carolina last week, did the spirits good. If you have never visited Charleston, it should be on your list of places to go. What a beautiful & interesting city!


With its palm trees & beautifully colored, old buildings, dating back to antebellum times & beyond.


I love the long porches & wrought iron gates....


.... the water ways & inlets.....


.... the food, oh my goodness, the food! You must eat grits at least once, while you are in Charleston 


..... & the signs! there are so many lovely old neon signs in Charleston.


.... & the marshes, & the palmettos of the low country....



.... the pastel colors of commercial buildings ....


..... & elegant homes alike.....


..... the beaches ....


.... & oh yes, did I say the porches? Who would not want to while away the time on one of these inviting porches?








4 comments:

  1. It all looks lovely and relaxing

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  2. Hello,Sally.
    Glad to see you again!
    You have come back from France and enjoyed lovely places again! Things through your eyes are always lovely and artistic!
    Have a good day.
    Tomoko

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  3. Yes, one visit to Charleston and I will never forget it.... such a lovely place. Did you notice some of the porch ceilings are painted "haint" blue? To keep away the haunts and spirits, we were told. Interesting post. Thank you!

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  4. Great post! We've been in the area a lot recently looking at Homes for Sale in Charleston SC, we're moving from Philadelphia. It's such a beautiful place, I especially love the character of the buildings...so exquisite. I am so looking forward to the move!

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