One couple, one boat, one plan: to travel from Portland Oregon, through the Panama Canal, around the Yucatan, and through the Great Loop of the United States. With little experience, a commercial grade life raft and more than enough fuel to make it to scene of the crash they begin their journey. What's to come next no one knows but if we stay tuned we'll be sure to find out...
Friday, November 2, 2012
THURSDAY 11/01/2012 CHARLESTON TO BEAUFORT, SC
we found our washer was on the fritz so we took a little time to use the nice
facilities at the Mega Dock before heading south on the waterways of South
It was a day
of twisting through the windy rivers and gazing over the low country.I was happy to see my favorite house still
standing as we exited the Elliott Cut.We travelled through such charmingly named rivers as the Edisto, the
Ashepoo, the Coosaw and the Brickyard Creek before arriving at our destination
in lovely Beaufort, SC.
THE ELLIOT CUT HOUSE
GULLS HOVER OVER OUR WAKE AS WE WEND
THROUGH THE LOW COUNTRY WATERWAYS
the second oldest city behind Charleston in South Carolina, was chartered in
1711.The Marine Corps Air Station
Beaufort is located just 3 miles NW of the town and is home to six Marine Corps
F/A-18 Hornet attack squadrons and one Navy F/A-18fighter squadron.We witnessed several planes buzzing by as we
evening stroll around the charming town we saw several of the West Indies style
homes that are built over high basements with sprawling verandas.The town has been the filming location of The Prince of Tides, The Great Santini,
The Big Chill and G.I. Jane.