Tag Archives: Isle of Palms

More Wet Weather. More Gales.

This fall trip south is truly a gale-ridden ride. They keep coming at us. Wild wind, wet conditions. Trying to keep moving and making certain to have safe harbor when we need it.

November 14 – 20, 2019
Myrtle Beach – Georgetown – Isle of Palms, SC
Days 32 – 36
Bald Head, NC to Myrtle Beach, SC

After three fun (but very wet and wild) days in Bald Head Island, we wanted to make tracks. The weather was not exactly cooperating, but it wasn’t stopping us either. When we got up it was 35 degrees. It would be a wet couple of days, but worse weather was on the horizon so off we went.

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From Lowcountry Muddy Waters to Sophisticated Charm and Grace

Our visit to Charleston was in fun contrast to our transit through the Carolina low country rivers of the ICW.

Days 43 – 45, November 26 – 28

We had been looking forward to our visit to Charleston for pretty much, well, forever.  Who doesn’t?  Characterized by laidback gracious hospitality and historic homes, Charleston is magnetic.  Arriving by boat made it just that much more à point. Continue reading From Lowcountry Muddy Waters to Sophisticated Charm and Grace

Flooding, Scenery and Shallows

The trip from flooded Georgetown to Isle of Palms, just outside of Charleston, was incredibly lovely but also challengingly shallow at times.

Day 42, November 25

Our visit to Georgetown was a quick one-nighter but we loved it and will probably return on the trip home.  Delightful spot.  We topped it off with a pleasant morning walk with the pups and coffee and cinnamon buns at the Coffee Break Cafe, then cast off to head out into the fog towards Isle of Palms. Continue reading Flooding, Scenery and Shallows