|before we set out on the trail, we consulted the mosquito meter;) |
It turned out to be accurate, I received only one bite .
Banana spiders were everywhere
fortunately they are big enough
to be seen most of the time before you run into their web!
|so nice to see pileated woodpeckers again, no good pics though:(|
|mostly cypress in this pic|
|no clue what he is called but sure is cool!!|
|first pic of this type of butterfly I think, could not get closer|
|we were in cotton country for sure|
of Columbia had a very nice
|old lock system on the canal|
|dam across the Congaree River|
|looks like this guy had been basking all day in the sun!;)|
|railroad across the Congaree River|
Did a very warm walk across
the 2 mile dam at nearby Lake
This section of fence had thousands of "love locks"
|these islands on Lake Murray were used as bombing ranges for training during WWII, at least 4 bombers went down in the lake and were later removed|
always looking for good beers:)
which these breweries
happily provided us
during our stay!
|Old Mill Brewery|