Tag Archives: Georgia

Coasting: That “old money” feel of Jekyll Island

Our Coasting series continues with a short one-day trip to Jekyll Island, one of four barrier islands in Georgia. Although Jekyll can boast of lovely marshes, moss-draped live oaks, and quiet beaches, it was the historically lavish lifestyle of the … Continue reading

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Coasting: The serenity of Christ Church on St. Simons Island

Known as one of America’s most beautiful churches, Christ Church offers a serene place of worship on St. Simons Island, Georgia.  Surrounded by trees draped with delicate Spanish moss, Christ Church, an active Episcopalian congregation, is a tribute to the … Continue reading

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Coasting: Beautiful St. Simons Island

Although leaving Tybee Island, the subject of our previous post, was a downer, our second island hop on the Georgia and Florida coastal town tour landed us on one of the four barrier islands in the Golden Isles — St. … Continue reading

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Goin’ coastal before and after the TaxSlayer Bowl

So, here we are.  Big Orange Fans.  Delighted that the University of Tennessee Vols made it to the TaxSlayer Bowl on January 2nd, 2015, in Jacksonville, Florida and beat the Iowa Hawkeyes 45 to 28.  Go Vols! But in our usual … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Warmth

Even a trip Down South can be a bit chilly if you’re traveling in December.  And so it was this week in Tybee Island, Georgia — drizzly rain, brisk winds, gray skies.  It was hard to find a little warmth unless … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Minimalist

The Tybee Island Lighthouse on the Georgia coast stands tall as an enduring beacon of light for seagoing vessels.  Starkly simplistic in design, the lighthouse is known for its bands of black and white which have recently been painted as … Continue reading

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