John’s eye is doing better. Our allergies are acting up. Something in South Carolina is in bloom. We continue north.
We find Alternate 17. This route allows us to bypass Charleston. The road is great. We are traveling through South Carolina low country.
We find traffic in Somerset. Somerset appears to be a suburb of Charleston. As we leave Somerset, we enter Frances Marion National Forest. This is more like it. I hope its designation as a national forest prevents development here.
We arrive in Georgetown in time for lunch. We know a great restaurant on the water at the local marina. I take pictures but my camera is on the wrong setting. Oops.
Our destination for the day is Huntington Beach State Park. We stayed here before. It is a wonderful state park. We have access to the ocean, a boardwalk over the marches and a historic site.
It is too cold to go exploring. The main reason for stopping here today is to visit. My friend, Marianne, has moved to this area. I give her a call. She picks me up. John stays put and rests.
I go with Marianne to her new home. It is beautiful and the location is perfect.
We go to one of her local hangouts on the intercoastal waterway. It’s Friday. When we worked together, we always met on Friday afternoons for our “Tech Meeting.” It is just like old times!
Campground: Huntington Beach State Park