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  • Spanish Moss

    Spanish Moss: Neither Spanish nor Moss

    I clearly remember the first time we entered Savannah, and turned onto 37th Street, where we would be living for three months. Huge oak trees canopied the street and random rays of sunlight squeezed past the Spanish moss, which hung apathetically off branches like the embodiment of sorrow. Years from now, when I shut my…

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  • Savannah Squares Orleans

    Orleans Square

    Orleans Square, on Barnard Street, might as well be called Parking Lot Square. It’s one of the spaces which has been most negatively impacted by the development boom of the mid-20th century.

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  • Entrance Wormsloe Plantation

    Wormsloe Plantation

    Located on the Isle of Hope, just twenty minutes by car Savannah, Wormsloe Plantation is a gorgeous historic site which allows visitors to explore both a museum and a couple nature trails.

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  • White fluffy god in an oldtimer

    Savannah Countdown

    With three weeks left in Savannah, we already had our flights to Buenos Aires booked and were starting to look forward to our next adventure.

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  • Colonial Park Cemetery Savannah

    Colonial Park Cemetery

    A historical marker in Savannah’s Colonial Park Cemetery reports that “nearly 700” victims of the 1820 yellow fever epidemic are buried there. In fact, exactly six-hundred and sixty-six people died of the disease.

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  • Savannah Art Scene

    Photos from Savannah: Red Doors and More

    The biggest mistake you can make in Savannah is forgetting to bring your camera with you when you leave the house. Unique photo opportunities spring up like clockwork in this city! Jürgen brought his everywhere — to the supermarket, on walks with our dog, and even to the bar. You never know when this city…

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  • Bonaventure Cemetery Graves in Savannah

    Bonaventure Cemetery – Good Fortune Comes to Those Who Die

    Known as one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the entire country, Bonaventure is found on the outskirts of Savannah, bordering the Wilmington River across from Whitemarsh Island. Its name means “Good Fortune,” and those buried on its grounds might certainly consider themselves fortunate. There are worse places to rest in eternal slumber.

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