It’s 9:00 AM of the 2nd day of my holiday. I’m sitting in my motel room in Georgetown, South Carolina, less than 50 miles from Myrtle Beach, and I don’t have to be there to meet with my relatives until 1:00 PM.
I was up at 6:30, took my thyroid pill and my vitamins, had my free motel breakfast, did a little Net surfing and am packed up, ready to check out, I drove too far yesterday and now I have to use up some more time before heading for Myrtle Beach. What better way than do a BLOG post?
So, here are some
thoroughly boring short videos I made on the trip yesterday.
After 320 miles of seeing just trees, other vehicles and pavement on the Florida Turnpike and I-95 I decided to drive through Jacksonville, Florida instead of using the I-295 bypass. Woo Hoo! Buildings!
Then I got the silly idea to record the crossing of state lines. Hey, it gets a bit boring driving all day!
First, leaving Florida and entering Georgia and exit to the Georgia Welcome Center for a pit stop.
Next, crossing the bridge over the Savannah River into South Carolina. Whee! 471 miles in 442 minutes. That is terrific time considering I had stopped three times: lunch, gas refill and one pit stop. Being able to drive at 75 to 80 mph most of the way helps. Years ago I was stuck on that bridge for almost a half hour because of an accident ahead. Not fun!
South Carolina’s entrance is neat. It looks like the entrance to a gated community – except the gates are wide open.
I had made such good time that I was almost to Myrtle Beach by 6:00 PM. I decided rather than going all the way and finding a motel for one night at Myrtle Beach I’d stop at Georgetown and have a leisurely meal and do a little stroll through the town’s historical riverside and downtown area. I took quite a few photos. If any of them look as good when I load them on my laptop as they do in the tiny camera view screen I’ll post some of them.