Tag: The Holy City

A Charleston Stroll: Gates, Gardens and More

Happy Sunday! I’m taking you back to Charleston, South Carolina today and sharing some photos of beautiful wrought iron gates, glimpses into courtyard gardens and some of the church steeples that can be seen rising above the otherwise low-rise skyline making Charleston known as The Holy City. You can take a peek at the beautiful and blooming window boxes…

A Return to Historic Charleston, SC

We find ourselves returning to Charleston, SC for a weekend visit a couple of times a year. No matter how many times I visit, I always enjoy taking a stroll in the early morning hours with my camera. We park the car once we arrive, walking to our destinations and dinner. Charleston is a foodie’s paradise and we…

Christmas in The Holy City

We spent the weekend in Charleston, SC~ where it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas~ even if it doesn’t feel like Christmas with 75 degree temperatures. Charleston is known as The Holy City, due to the numerous church steeples that can be seen rising above the otherwise low-rise skyline.  Religion is deeply embedded in Charleston’s culture~with over 400 places of…

Charleston Whites

We recently visited Charleston, South Carolina for the weekend. In addition to a diner’s destination & delight, it is a city chock full of wonderful architecture. . .full of columns, fluted pilasters, wrought iron, and architrave moldings on historic buildings and homes. We park the car for the weekend when we arrive and enjoy walking, so we don’t miss anything. . .it also helps offset our calorie consumption :-)  History…