We had been to Dahlonega, Georgia before; in fact, that’s how we learned to actually pronounce the name of this charming town because, until right before we arrived and made complete fools of ourselves, we were pronouncing it like Talladega. Luckily, we figured out before we arrived that it’s actually pronounced duh-lon-uh-guh with an emphasis on the … Continue readingPin It
Savannah, Georgia is called the “Hostess City of the South” for its hospitality, and that hospitality is one of the first things you will notice about this lovely city perched on Georgia’s Atlantic coast. Drawling Southern voices welcome you, and provide your first clue that Savannah is a place where the pace of life slows … Continue readingPin It
I knew how this cruise would go. We would meander around, see the backs of a couple of dolphins, everyone would ooh and aah, and we would head back to the dock. But first we would stay out way longer than anyone was actually interested, just long enough to get incredibly bored. I have had … Continue readingPin It
I am constantly amazed at how many lovely islands are tucked away along the southern coast of the United States. Unique, beautiful places, many of which are still undiscovered and unspoiled by tourism. The Golden Isles, strewn along the quiet waters of the Georgia coast like the jewels in a priceless necklace comprise several enchanting … Continue readingPin It
There are a lot of things to like about beautiful, sultry, romantic Savannah, Georgia. The gorgeous, grassy parks with fountains, statues, walking paths, and an amazing history. The beautifully maintained historic homes surrounded by equally beautiful gardens and landscaping. The scenic Savannah River winding through the city with cobblestoned River Street, complete with interesting shops … Continue readingPin It
We discovered Savannah, Georgia a few years ago and it was truly love at first sight. The live oak trees draped with Spanish moss, the beautiful, varied squares and parks, the busy river, the fabulous food – all combined to create an unforgettable, romantic atmosphere that we loved and have returned to … Continue readingPin It
I got this shot of birds greedily following a fishing boat, waiting for scraps. Pin ItPin It
I got this shot of the gulls eagerly awaiting a snack of seafood from the Lady Jane Shrimp Boat. Pin ItPin It
St. Simons Island, Georgia is truly a lovely place – especially on the beach at sunset!
I got this shot of some live oaks with Spanish moss in Forsyth Park while staying at the Forsyth Park Inn in Savannah. Savannah is one of my favorite places – I even wrote a book about it!