Saturday, September 3, 2005

Savannah trip

We just got back from spending a couple of nights in Savannah. We enjoyed a nice afternoon at the beach on Tybee Island. There were a couple of dolphins swimming near the shore, but I didn't manage to get close enough for a free ride. After frolicking in the waves, we had ice cream cones on the pier. Just as we got back into our car, a huge downpour drenched the area. We drove around for the next 20 minutes in heavy rain, and were quite proud of our (unusually) good timing. We stayed at The DoubleTree Hotel in historic downtown Savannah. For dinner, we chose a local tapas restaurant called Jazz'd, which featured live Jazz. The food turned out to be pretty good, especially after a couple of martinis. The next night, we went to Churchill's Pub, mostly because I liked the name and we were pretty exhausted from touring around town. A pint or two of Guinness was just what the doctor ordered. On the way home from Savannah, we diverted up the coast to the Charleston area, and visited The Isle of Palms beach park. They have a very nice marina and beach there, and I'm sure we'll come back someday for a longer stay.