South Carolina So Far

25 Jun

Georgia disappeared in the blink of an eye – and, boy, is there a lot of sea grass in that state! We wound our way through all the waving grasses and, suddenly we were in South Carolina! …still winding through waving sea grasses – all well…

sea grasses
We parked Bushranger in a really cool marina at Hilton Head. The marina is protected by a small lock – you have to ‘lock through’ to get to this oasis of fresh water, condos and a garden of palm trees between which the boats rest.

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What an excellent place! The gents that locked us through then ran over and caught our lines and helped get us situated. With Bushranger secure, Boyd and I got down to the real reason for our trip to Hilton Head – a visit to Daufuskie Island and our friends Chris and Dennis.

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If you want to talk about a cool island, you have to mention Daufuskie!


You can only access it by ferry and the folks that live there use golf carts to get around. The island is almost a jungle of greenery interspersed with personalized, creative and lovely homes.  It has golf courses (of course), and restaurants and critters galore – birds, gators, squirrels (some that look more like minks than squirrels, but what do I know?), and deer around every corner. It’s a restful pause is a hectic world.  I think our friends choose a beautiful place for their retirement…

…but, I’m not sitting on Daufaskie while writing this blog entry – nope, Boyd and I have moved further north.  Bushranger is tied up, snug, at Lady’s Island Marina, South Carolina. We haven’t explored it yet, but it seems really friendly and cared-for. We’re planning on spending the day here (I desperately need to restock the fridge) and will have a proper look around after the rain stops (yep, it’s a bit wet out there)

ladys island1

…so, I’ll sign off for now…

P.S. thanks for the great photos, Dennis!

7 Responses to “South Carolina So Far”

  1. Chris June 25, 2015 at 09:43 #

    Glad you enjoyed your visit — we certainly enjoyed having you! We’re amazed you found rain — not a drop here!

  2. jdepodwin June 25, 2015 at 11:14 #

    Thanks for the great update and beautiful photos. I love traveling the east coast with the Bushranger crew !

  3. Rod Robinson June 25, 2015 at 19:39 #

    Great shot of you both in action on the boat. What a beautiful Marina at Hilton Head. And I like the artistic shot of Boyd and the sunset at Lady’s Island Marina.

    • MrsBushranger June 25, 2015 at 21:38 #

      Hilton Head is certainly worth a visit! …and thanks for the positive feedback on my photos — I DO love snapping those photos!

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