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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Unexpected Beauty

We were lured to Brunswick, Georgia by am image that looked something like this…
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It was very pretty, but not the bustling town that we expected.
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Sometimes it is nice to be the only tourist in an area.
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We recently watched Forrest Gump. (Great Movie!)  Based on the movie, I think that these are shrimpin’ boats. 
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We also saw a container of shrimp sitting on the dock. (another clue)
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If we were not on vacation I would have made a few purchases at the farmer’s market.
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Honestly when we arrived we were a little disappointed that the city  was not busier, but in the end we enjoyed the tranquility of small town life.

19 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Terrific captures, Carly! But I know what you mean about being disappointed and yet it's nice to be able to enjoy a place without the crowds! Hope your week is going well! Enjoy!

Sylvia

Carolyn Ford said...

I really like the look of this post! It's so colorful and full of light. You must be enjoying your summer vacation...you haven't wasted any time getting out of town. These photos could sure lure many other tourists to this place...I for one!

catsynth said...

It is indeed sometimes nice to be the only tourist around. The tower on that first building is interesting, at least.

Connections said...

Now these pics remind me of New England..ahhh.
I invite you to guest post similar ones on my site.

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alicia said...

Always love droppin by to see what you'll come up with next. These are great as usual. Drop by and link up.

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful photos, Carly!

Jingle said...

timeless images,
be proud of yourself...
enjoy what you have,
Smiles!

Mara said...

Great photos. It looks really peaceful and tranquil.

Sandra Collins said...

those photos are gorgeous

Elizabeth said...

Beautiful shots - looks like a nice relaxing place to visit. (I love Forest Gump and the shrimps!)

Rebecca said...

Great shots. It does look relaxing...and I love shrimp! Yum.

gengen said...

Wow this are very pretty...Happy watery Wednesday.

EG Wow said...

It looks just like the kind of place I'd like to wander around with my camera!

Nancy said...

So tranquil! I live in a small resort village after spending 8 years in Winter Park, my son went to Lake Highland Prep, and then 4 in Dallas. It is tough to wind down to such "small-ness" after city life. My goal is to enjoy, but get back to WP as soon as possible (or south of the Mason Dixon.)

Roger Owen Green said...

Oh, I'm not a big fan of crowds; I would have loved the TRANQUILITY!
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Dianne said...

sometimes quiet is good
and space is nice to have

looks like a lovely place
your photos are wonderful

Tumblewords: said...

The lack of busyness sure has some appeal! Beautiful photos.

Ann said...

It's quite unusual to have prawns served in shells and heads in USA. But in a Chinese restaurant. Yes. Where did you get the bowl?

Carly said...

Thanks so much for your kind comments.
Ann, we found the bowl sitting on the dock just how it is in the picture. I think that a fisherman set it there and forgot about it.

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