We began our exploration of Charleston by driving in from our hotel in North Charleston to the heart of the old city, parking in one of the numerous and affordable parking structures and starting to ramble with Sharon reading every sign available to her and me taking pictures of everything else.
|A subscription (as opposed to free public) library|
|You want Southern Gothic? We got Southern Gothic|
|The windows open, because of the heat|
|A typical Charleston house with a side gallery to pick up sea breezes|
|The Riviera theater and a shot down King Street|
|The public market|
|Two views of the customs house, this side facing the city|
|This side, the bay|
|Massive wrought iron gallery|
|A horse's eye view of the market|
|St. Peter's Church|
The day ended with a fine meal at the Low Country Bistro. It was a great, but exhausting day. Charleston is one fine city!
The plan for Saturday: Fort Sumter.