Travel, USA

Historical Savannah


If not for the company sponsored trip to the US last April 2013, I would have been traveling to another province in the Philippines for my 3rd birthday trip. So when I was invited for a trip to Savannah on the weekend of my 27th birthday, I agreed without 2nd thoughts. Savannah is the oldest city in Georgia which is known to attract millions of visitors for its city’s architecture and historic buildings. Because of its old age, the city is believed to be haunted. Ghost and paranormal tours are considered a must experience.

It was an overnight escapade. Left Atlanta on a hired car early by Saturday. Reached Savannah around lunch time and proceeded to the historical tour right away on a guided tour bus. And since I easily get bored listening to histories, I busied myself taking snaps of the historical homes and architectures.

Historical homes

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It amazed me how the buildings seem to have it’s own allure despite the monotonous color combination of white,orange and black. Each architecture is different. I couldn’t even picked a favorite. Every home is totally unique. The guide related that most homes are renovated in closest state to it’s original. And unfortunately, most are only restored on the outside. Touring inside the house is highly discouraged.

Parks and views

Aside from the grandiose homes, there are a number of sights in the city. After the tour we had lunch at the city market then continued roaming around the city. At night we went on a ghost tour (story next post: Mystical Savannah). The next day, after attending the mass, we spent the remaining time on the Sunday walking around, taking our time on cam-whoring (story next next post: More Of Savannah).

Top, Right: Getting ready for the tour. Bottom, Right: On the tour bus
Top, Right: Getting ready for the tour. Bottom, Right: On the tour bus
Late lunch at city market after the tour.
Late lunch at city market after the tour.
Wandering around Savannah's baywalk after lunch!
Wandering around Savannah’s baywalk after lunch!
Wandering around Savannah's baywalk after lunch!
Wandering around Savannah’s baywalk after lunch!
Park hopping and photo ops!
Park hopping and photo ops!
Park hopping and photo ops!
Park hopping and photo ops!
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