Monday, January 12, 2009

Charleston Kaleidoscope - 2

I was a day ago walking around with my camera in the picturesque lanes of Charleston's Down Town. It was probably for the last time and I took the chance to say a quiet "Good Bye" to all the lovely and pretty places, before we will be leaving this wonderful town.

I don't like to go away from here because I know, I will miss all this beauty of the Southern lifestyle and hospitality!

I will miss also all the historical places and corners, all the big and impressive houses and the stories behind!

I will miss also all the pretty small houses, hidden away in private backyards!

And I will miss also all the many beautiful galleries where we spent many hours looking to the great art of artists from and about "The Lowcountry" here in South Carolina. Yes, Charleston is magic, Charleston is beautiful and Charleston will have always a special place in my heart!

There will be more "Good Bye" photos posted in the next days, stay with me!


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richies said...

We are going to miss your lovely photos of Charleston.

An Arkie's Musings

Sue said...

Charleston IS a beautiful city and you have done a great job of capturing that beauty in your photos.

While it may be trite to say, "You will have beautiful photos to help preserve beautiful memories." Right?

Anonymous said...

It has been many years since I was in Charleston, but I remember it as a very lovely city. I love the photos, especially the first.

Your words sum up your feelings beautifully.

Susanne49 said...

Oh, thank you so much Richies! But there will be then also a lot of new photos form other, exciting places coming, I promise! :)

Susanne49 said...

Thank you Sue! Yes you're right, I can always come back to my own archives and have a look to remember.

Susanne49 said...

Thank you so much Tricia! :)

Photo Boost said...

I've only stumbled upon your blog a few weeks ago, so I don't know where you are going, but I think we all are looking forward to see the new adventures though your lens. Keep it coming! (PS. Thanks for the good words on my HDR review)

Susanne49 said...

Hi PhotoBoost,

thanks to become a loyal visitor already and in the future too. I appreciate that! :)

birdy said...

You beautifully represent charleston in your pictures and hopefully we will see some lovely pictures and information about your new place soon.
Best wishes

Susanne49 said...

You will see a lot of new places on our travels, yes,...birdy! Thank you for this kind comment.

Bob Johnson said...

Beautiful images Susanne, will miss them but there will always be another place and another time to take your great shots.

Debo Hobo said...

Are these recent photos? There are still leaves on the trees? Does it not get cold over there?

Phototherapy said...

I urge to see how your photography will react facing new adventures.
The show will go on :)

Susanne49 said...

You see it right, Bob! I will have a lot to photograph in the future! Thanks for your comment.:)

Susanne49 said...

Hi Swiss Charles,
thanks for your nice comment to my post today and of course I wll show off all my new pictures in the future :)

Susanne49 said...

Thanks for the comment, DeboHobo! Here in the South we have no snow at all, it can be cold, but never too much, that's why is nature here different.:)

Sleec Photos said...

Beautiful images, Susanne. Don't know where you're going but I'm sure you will find many more wonderful tings to photograph. My best to you on your new venture.

Susanne49 said...

Thank you very much for this nice comment, Suzanne! :)

Kybisblog said...

Ja, man spürt selbst hier in der kalten Schweiz die kommenden Veränderungen bei euch!
Dieses Charleston und Umgebung reizt schon für einen Besuch.
Die Fotos sind übrigens sehr stimmungsvoll und gefallen mir sehr gut.
Liebe Grüsse

Susanne49 said...

Hallo Peter,
vielen Dank fuer deinen netten Kommentar. Ich hoffe die Erwartungen auf DIE Veraenderungen hier in USA sind nicht zu hochgeschraubt, bei Euch in der CH. :)

Charleston lohnt sich immer fuer einen Besuch,im Fruehling, wenn ales blueht und gruent, ist es aber am Schoensten hier!

Nature Nut /JJ Loch said...

Charleston is glorious and I can understand how you will miss all the beautiful photo opportunities. But I know beautiful places await you and I can't wait to see you next shots. :D

Have great traveling.

Super congrats on the book. :D

Big Hugs, JJ

Rocky Mtn. Girl said...

There are sure lots of colors in the city... it's fun to see that in a city! Makes it fun to walk down the streets, adds character and excitement.
Mountain Retreat

Susanne49 said...

Hi JJ,

thanks for stopping by and for your kind comment. :)

Susanne49 said...

Hi Michele,

yes, that is the charm of the South, colorful and a great hospitality.:)
Thanks for your nice comment.

Dakota Bear said...

Thank you for the pictures of Charleston. I have never been there, so I was surprised to see the houses painted in beautiful colors. It reminded of the buildings in Rome near the Spanish Steps.

I look forward to your pictures taken in other locations.

NIX said...

you have good and wonderful photos. Nice composition as well. can't wait to see more post from various places.

Susanne49 said...

Hi Dakota Bear,

thank you for your kind comment. You should visit Charleston one day, you will not regret, I promise! :)

Susanne49 said...

Thank you for the nice compliment to my photos, NIX! It's always nice to see new faces visiting my blog. :)

Carole said...

such pretty images Susanne. I'd love to visit Charleston one day it looks so pretty

Susanne49 said...

Charleston always worth's to travel. Thanks for your comment Carol! :)


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