Day trips around Coastal SC

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by East Coast Rider, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    Thought maybe I'd thread together a few rides I have planned...nothing huge, really. Just local jaunts to out of the way places that don't have traffic. Shall we begin?


    Me: "Hey Boss. Mind if I bail a little early?"
    Boss: "Nope."
    Me: "Later!"

    So I geared up, and endeavored to make it to a new favorite solitary place on Edisto Island, about 50 miles away in time to catch the sunset. Well, I didn't get there as early as I wanted, but still got a few good ones...

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    ^^This gnarly old tree is in a cluster of three in the middle of the salt marsh...I think the Sepia tone treatment makes it look very cool.^^

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    These last two shots are from any area lake about 70 miles away...I took them a couple days prior. Really liked how the sunlight was 'coloring' the water as it broke against the shore. the last shot is interesting to me...looks almost like a picture of cooled magma from a lava flow or something...

    More to come...hope you all enjoy. :D

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  2. JaxObsessed

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    Hey I'll be returning to the Low Country WOO HOO in late March, I'll pm you.
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  3. bobw

    bobw Harden the phuck up

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    Nice photos!
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  5. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    Hey Peach! :wave

    Jax: By all means, look me up when you all visit!! :thumb


    I should have a bunch more pics next week...I'll be riding some on T-day in the morning, and again friday away from all the shopping madness.
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  6. JaxObsessed

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    Great! Looking forward to it!

    While we're waiting here's 3 shots from the Low Country of South Carolina.
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    Rock on ECR! :lurk
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  7. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    Nice :clap

    Top one is the bridge on Bear Island Wildlife Preserve, right? Other two are Botany Bay??
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  8. hondamnit

    hondamnit n00b

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    2nd to the end looks like the beach on Bull Island.
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  9. Fireman1000

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    Cool thread. My dad is working in Charleston, and I've been meaning to take a weekend trip to see him. May have to find some of the places when I do.
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  10. JaxObsessed

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    Ding Ding Ding... I know you know the Botany Bay, but I didn't even know that the bridge was the Bear Island until I looked at a map just this second.

    A shameless ho :wink:.... here's one more.

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    Betcha nobody gets this one :lol3 Hell there is no way I could pinpoint it myself.... and I took the friggin picture.

    Coastal Carolina is an AMAZING place. Cant wait to see more :lurk
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  11. prometheus rising

    prometheus rising Ghost In The Machine

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    Great shots, looking forward to more, the low country is a magical place to me, gotta get back one of these days :thumb
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  12. SRMN8R

    SRMN8R Down & Out

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    Simply amazing.

    My momma is from coastal carolina, and i remember travelling through the area as a kid. My imagination would picture all kinds of creatures in the moss covered trees.

    I must get down there with the KLR next year.
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  13. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    Ha. I recognized the remnants of the old bridege's pilings along the new Bear Island bridge. The Cormarants love perching on those...

    As for your last pic...gonna take a stab and say ACE Basin Wildlife preserve, up near the plantation house...

    ALSO:

    Don't be shy...If you have some good pics of the Carolina Coast, or any of the really cool outta the way places in the Low Country, POST 'EM UP!! :thumb
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  14. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    Some sunsets, and sunrise (from this a.m)....all in Pimlico, SC, along the Cooper River.

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    And sunrise along the Cooper River, this a.m. as I headed to work. I am housesitting for a friend who lives in Pimlico, and the views along the river are sweet!

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  15. CharlestonRider

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    Let me take a guess...Magnolia Gardens Plantation?
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    Good guess but not Magnolia. ECR once again has me number.... It's from the Ace Basin. A mostly unspoiled wonderland.

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    ok... this one is lowcountry... but North Carolina.
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  17. East Coast Rider

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    ACE Basin is fantanstic!

    Went full ninja and got REALLY close to this little lady during a previous trip there. I must have watched her for 15 mins...just snapping away. I might have been 30 feet from her...

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  18. JaxObsessed

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    Great thread ECR!!!! I'll be lurking. :lurk See you in the Spring.:deal
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    More Ace Basin:
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  19. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    Oooh. Like that top pic, Jax! :thumb

    On a darker note:

    -Big, orange, nearly-full moon rising over Cooper River? Check.
    -Just a whisp of clouds in the sky colored by the moonlight? Check.
    -Moon light shining on the water? Check?
    -Tripod? Check.
    -Camera? Check.

    -Perfect photo-op? Check.


    Dead battery in camera and no charger? Check. :bluduh
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  20. E-man

    E-man 4-4-09, 12-6-09, 1-13-10

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    thats beautiful riding country
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