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Adventure Guide to the Georgia & Carolina Coasts, 2nd by Blair Howard Norman Renouf Kathy Renouf

By Blair Howard Norman Renouf Kathy Renouf

A whole revision of this renowned best-seller that covers Beaufort, Myrtle seashore, New Bern, Savannah, the ocean Islands, Hilton Head, Brunswick and the Golden Isles, Okefenokee Swamp, the Outer Banks, Charleston, Cape Hatteras and all of the locations in-between.

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They seem to be confined to the major rivers and the estuaries, and are rarely caught from the beaches. n Hiking Hiking is a major pastime almost everywhere along the East Coast. Literally hundreds of hiking and nature trail systems thread the entire tri-state region. Thousands of miles of foot trails lead through rolling pine forests, beside slow-moving rivers, and along the beaches. There are the hundreds of miles of country lanes and backroads available for backpacking, walking, strolling, and birdwatching, and are all open the year-round for public use.

The following are just a few of the companies that will show you around historic Savannah. Tours on Tape, % 912-944-0460, Savannah Visitors Center, or % 912-232-0582, 313 Abercorn Street, offers two tapes at $12 each. ” Ragtop Tours, % 912-944-0999, 19 East Perry Street, will show you the sights in style. The name should have given a clue to the means of transport, nostalgically plush Kennedy-era Cadillac and Lincoln convertibles. For a reasonable $40 per couple (additional passengers may tag along at $10 each), you will be treated to a one-hour tour of Savannah, that will be, in a word, unforgettable.

Unable to change the system, Oglethorpe determined to remove its victims. To that end, he suggested that a colony populated by the economically less fortunate and the religious non-conformists in Georgia would serve also as a buffer to separate the English settlers in the Carolinas from the Spanish settlers in Florida. His heartfelt and persuasive arguments won a charter for the Georgia Colony in 1732. On February 12, 1733 Oglethorpe, with more than a hundred settlers, landed at Yamacraw Bluff on the Savannah River to establish America’s 13th, and final, colony.

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