In the heart of Johns Island, on the grounds of the Charleston Collegiate School, sits a hidden treasure of the farmers market variety known as the Johns Island Farmers Market.
Nestled among the ancient oaks of the aptly named ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge, and along the shores of the southern portion of the Edisto River, there sits The Grove Plantation House. This home has seen a lot of history. THE HISTORY Originally, this was Native American lands belonging to the Ashepoo, Combahee, and Edisto... Continue Reading →
You've probably seen them driving the back roads. Those little white signs on the side of the road with the writing so small that you can't make out anything but perhaps the text at the top before you speed on by. I know I have. And I used to just fly by them without even... Continue Reading →
When it comes to beaches, I like privacy. Not gonna lie! I would gladly trade in all the Myrtle Beach tourist trap beaches for a single, secluded, beautiful, untouched, serene beach where I can take my family and enjoy not only the water and the breeze but the silence and seclusion. In fact, I am... Continue Reading →
I have said it before, but I often find it best (for me personally) to travel the back roads alone. It's quiet, you can catch your breath, you aren't going to be nagged about when the next stop for a bathroom will be, and you can go where you want...no questions asked. But sometimes, traveling... Continue Reading →
So...in addition to loving to travel and explore...I write music. I think I've mentioned this before. But if I haven't...now ya know!
Some of the best things I've ever discovered as a traveler we're not places I learned about by word of mouth, a travel website, or a travel book. It was by simply getting in my car and driving in any and all directions and once in a while when something piqued my interest getting out and taking a walk. Whatever direction my heart desired at the moment. A traveler without a pause (a destination - get it?).
...unlike the song, the sound of silence isn't always a bad thing. Sometimes it's exactly the thing you need to truly take in an experience. And sometimes, that's exactly what you need when you're traveling...silence.
One thing a Back Road Warrior hopes for when they are out exploring is an adventure. And folks, today this Back Road Warrior was not disappointed.
I began the day by trekking south off of Alternate Highway 17 in Cottageville SC via Jacksonboro Rd to Charleston Highway (aka Hwy 64), to about a mile shy of Jacksonboro, SC.