A very high tide along the Ashley River in Charleston. Some cool puffy clouds too.
Running into horse drawn carriages on a daily basis is one of the hazards of living in the top tourist destination in the USA (according to the readers of Conde Nast Traveler).
All along the Battery in Charleston, oleanders are in bloom. More beauty on top of beauty.
As the sun drops in Charleston, wonderful silhouettes are created. St. Philip’s Church and the surrounding buildings strike a beautiful pose.
Throughout Charleston the Magnolia trees are in spectacular bloom.
The amazing Charleston ironwork casts amazing shadows. Project them on a blue stone sidewalk and it’s a quintessential Charleston image. These shadows are cast from the fence along the courthouse complex on Meeting Street.
The distinguishing feature of the Charleston skyline is steeples, so much so that the city has the nickname of “The Holy City.” Here’s a bird’s eye view of three of the contributors to that nickname — from left to right, the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, the Unitarian Church and St. John’s Lutheran.