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North America » United States » Georgia » Savannah March 24th 2007

Myself and Chris decided that a day trip to Savannah would be a great way to spend a beautiful Saturday. I don't recommend this after having done it. We had pleny of time to see everything, however with the driving and seeing everything.. it was just a bit too much that we asked of ourselves. We arrived into Savannah around 3:30 after our visit to Tybee Island (see other entry). Armed with a map, our first stop was in Forsyth square. This is the biggest square in the town and was full of locals (there is a college nearby) and visitors. There were fields with people playing frisbee, soccer, and other games. There were even tennis and basketball courts. Trees filled with Spanish Moss hung over the sidewalks and monuments honored men from the past. There ... read more
Yellow Fever is said to have killed half the population.
Spanish Moss
Catholic Church

North America » United States » Georgia » Savannah March 16th 2007

After much ado, the blog is back… The last few weeks have been busy, both Hope and I working as well as two trips (2 for me, 1 for Hope) to Florida to visit the Villages, where my Grandparents live. Hope also took a trip to SC to visit her family. The adventure we took together to Florida was a lot of fun. We were able to spend time with my cousin Rachel, her friend Beth, Uncle Dan and Aunt Teresa. Our schedule was booked solid with sipping cocktails poolside and zipping around the retirement community on their top of the line golf cart. One afternoon we hopped in the Stang and headed south to Lakeland to catch the Detroit Tigers opening of spring training. The Tigers destroyed Florida Southern 14- 0 and we had access ... read more
Hope and Frank spring training
Hope and Emily enjoying a coconut treat
Squaring off

North America » United States » Georgia » Savannah January 8th 2007

Since Hope and I have arrived in Savannah we’ve spent most of our free time finding our way around town. We’ve been staring at maps and making wrong turns to locate close by grocery stores, the nearest Sam’s Club, and of course Hope’s hospital. Most of our quest has been for a gym and we’ve finally found one that meets our standards, although it was no easy task as the facilities were either too small or too smelly. We’ve apparently become gym snobs. Our apartment is spacious compared to Tahoe. We actually have adequate closet and cabinet space. It’s located in “Georgetown,” which is on the south side of Savannah. Georgetown isn’t like the charming historical downtown. It’s full of suburban strip malls and apartment complexes. But it’s none the less safe and convenient to the ... read more
Little One enjoy's a pint of Boddingtons
Waving girl and Frank
cathedral church

North America » United States » Georgia » Savannah August 5th 2006

Aug 5, 2006 *City official name :Savannah *Founded date : *Location :Georgia State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Savannah is a city located in (and the county seat of) Chatham County, Georgia (USA). The city's population was 129,800 in 2004, according to U.S. Census estimates. Before 1970, Savannah was the second-largest city in Georgia. Today it is ranked fourth in population. The Savannah Metropolitan Statistical Area, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, has a population of 313,883 (2005 estimate), and includes three Georgia counties: Bryan, Chatham, and Effingham. (The Census Bureau does not include Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, as part of the Savannah MSA.) Savannah's metropolitan populat... read more
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North America » United States » Georgia » Savannah June 1st 2006

I know, I know, I know.....I left many of you hanging! For that, I apologize! Once we arrived in Orlando (Portofino Bay Hotel) I kinda lost track of where I was and what I was doing. Travel can do that to a person after awhile. Not to mention I was sick for a day or so and out of commission. The mammas were left to their own devices. Oh boy. Look out Orlando. Here come the mammas. They ended up having a great time on their own! They hung out by the (gorgeous) pool and dined at one of my favorite Italian restaurants, Mamma Della's. Of course they started talking about "the hill" (a.k.a. Federal Hill) with one of the singers/workers who serenaded them. Because it was my mom's 16th B-day she received a free desert, ... read more
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North America » United States » Georgia » Savannah May 10th 2006

Well as you may have noticed my blog is a little light on entry’s, this is for several reasons, the first being I am having too much fun to sit in front of a computer and type a load of waffle about all the amazing places we have been and the things we have got up to; following on from the first point we have been to so many amazing places and got up to so many amazing things that I would end up writing a novel! Suffice to say this trip has been fantastic, this country is so diverse, big cities, small towns, big mountains, big valleys and canyons, wide open plains of absolutely nothing, to fantastic beaches, I have picked my jaw up off the floor countless times. (Oh and some big ass scary ... read more
Yosemite
Where am I?
Mann Chinese Theatre

North America » United States » Georgia » Savannah May 6th 2006

A week exploring the city of Savannah, and her out islands of St. Simeon, Jeykll, Parris and Tybee. ... read more
Pulaski Square
The Waving Girl
Transportation

North America » United States » Georgia » Savannah April 9th 2006

April 5, 6 &7 - Hilton Head, South Carolina --- The RV parks we choose keep getting better - the Hilton Head RV Resort in South Carolina is phenomenal. The azaleas are in bloom and our site has a hedge of them. Great pool, hot tub, etc. Beautiful landscaping. Snack bar until early afternoon. The only thing that might be missing is the nice Tikki Bar and pub food we enjoyed at the RV Park we stayed at in Sarasota. April 7 to Savannah from Hilton Head via water taxi. Signed up for a historic tour via trolley. Good narrators - riders can hop on, hop off at some 15 stops. Nice way to get a quick (90 min.) orientation. Lunch at the Pirates’ House southern style buffet for him; shrimp and oysters for me, a ... read more

North America » United States » Georgia » Savannah January 8th 2005

January 8, 2005, Saturday. Our destination today is a fun trip to Lazy 5 Ranch. We took a horse drawn cart, with buckets of food for the animals. The “Lazy 5” is chock full of hungry animals: water buffalo, giraffes, goats, pigs, deer, etc. etc. It was a neat place for the young and the “young at heart”. January 9, 2005, Sunday. Off we go to Savannah. We had reservations at Skidaway Island State Park, a few miles SE of Savannah. We managed to get in a short bike ride along a nature trail before dark. January 10, 2005, Monday. We drove to the outskirts of Savannah parked the Bothan and headed out on our bikes, to explore. Lots of lovely squares, mini-parks, with huge oaks carefully draped with Spanish Moss by mother nature. We biked ... read more
Spanish Moss on old oaks, Savannah
Tybee beach
 John Wesley landed on this island 1736

North America » United States » Georgia » Savannah May 23rd 1993

Geo: 32.0808, -81.0907We found Savannah a little seedy ... but still enjoyed the many charming squares.... read more
This house must be haunted
One of the many public squares




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