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Atalaya | The Castle at Huntington Beach State Park

Huntington Beach State Park is about a twenty minute drive south of Myrtle Beach on the coast of South Carolina. It has 3 miles of beach, campsites, nature trails and wetlands filled with reptiles and birds but what makes it super unique is the castle! Well, “castle.” Atalaya Castle was built in the 1930s as […]

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St. Helena Chapel of Ease Ruins

I’m back to tell you about another beautiful Beaufort-area historic site. This time we stopped at the St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins on St. Helena Island. The history of this church is super interesting and illustrates the significance of this area during and after the Civil War. The chapel-of-ease on St. Helena Island […]

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Old Sheldon Church Ruins | South Carolina

The Old Sheldon Church Ruins are about a 20 minute drive outside of Beaufort, South Carolina. Originally known as Prince William’s Parish Church, Sheldon Church was built between 1751-57 and is thought to be one of the first North American attempts at imitating a Greek temple. Local British loyalists burned the church in 1779 during […]

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Travel Theme: Connections

This week’s Travel Theme, and my first Travel Theme post, is Connections. Family Connections: My very lucky family in Barcelona (2011) Literal Travel Connection: Tower Bridge in London (2009) Best Friend Connection: Sam – > Me -> Lindsay in Paris (2013) Historical Connection: Sharing a rare birthday with someone from centuries ago, Edinburgh (2009) Love Connections: […]

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