Category: georgia

Cemeteries: History and Mystery

A tour at the Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta Georgia is an opportunity to roam among towering trees, sculpted marble, and cobblestone pathways. Over 70,000 souls are buried here and tour guides quickly disclaim that you won’t see them all in a single visit. You do see the symbolism, the love, the humor. Graves of some […]

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Wild Horses: Isn’t it Romantic?

Cumberland Island Georgia, the topic of prior posts,  is home to wild horses. Yes, wild horses. You’re hanging out and so are they. It took my breath away. And I thanked them for their time. Roughly 150 feral horses call this home, and they have quite the homestead: rumored to have been here since the […]

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Feeling like Gulliver among Fiddler Crabs

A stroll along Cumberland Island of the coast of Georgia (revisit this magical place in a prior post) brought the discovery of thousands of fiddler crabs. My delight at their number and the desire to look closer made them scurry. Which was not the intended result. It made me feel like Gulliver and the Lilliputians. […]

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Cumberland Island: A Truly Magical Place

Cumberland Island Georgia is the type of place you imagine but don’t know is real. Bendy, curvy trees create canopies. Green foliage and then white sand. The ocean on one side and the sound on the other. Lovely and lush. Soft and textured. Full of sounds, but all gentle. Have you found a place that’s […]

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Want to See Alligators? Of Course You Do!

The last few days we’ve been exploring the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia. You might recall the post about the overall experience and origin of the swamp’s name. Or perhaps you were taken by the physics-defying cypress trees? Well, now’s the moment you’ve been waiting for: alligators! There are 15,000 in the swamp–we didn’t see them […]

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