Plantation Life

Hello! Hope you’re all doing well.
I figured it was time to hobble together a post since it’s been how long since I’ve been here…a month? Yep, sad, but true. Anyway, I thought I’d show you a few photos I took while visiting a plantation in South Carolina earlier this summer.
There were a variety of things to do, but we pretty much just walked around taking in the sites, which basically consisted of the house, gardens and animals. If you minus out the fact that it felt like 842 degrees outside and that I found the way they cared for the majority of the animals disturbing, it was enjoyable.
Here’s a glimpse of the house.
There were paths that meandered through the gardens. Here and there, you’d find something interesting like this red bridge…
or this little gazebo. The minute my daughter laid eyes on this, she had to run over and check it out. I love the copper roof.
No matter where I visit, the animals are always bound to be my favorite part.
One thing I absolutely L.O.V.E about the south is all the moss that hangs from the trees. It looks so pretty when it’s blowing in the breeze.
Isn’t this a great rustic fence? Those two little dots off in the distance are a few ponies grazing.
Well, there you go. I guess I’m a woman of few words today.
Later gator πŸ™‚
xo

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41 Comments

  • Gail Dixon (La.Belle)

    Looks like my neck of the woods with all that moss. Such beautiful photography. And that red bridge is absolutely gorgeous!

    September 17, 2013 at 2:14 pm Reply
  • Home and Lifestyle

    South Carolina…I would like to go back to this beautiful area! You made wonderful pictures, we did not visit these plantation this summer, so it makes me happy to see it here!

    Hugs, Ingrid

    September 17, 2013 at 2:26 pm Reply
  • Caroline

    Ohhhh…so very lovely. Wish I could transport myself there now…

    September 17, 2013 at 2:40 pm Reply
  • Val

    Wow – Stunningly Beautiful!

    September 17, 2013 at 2:45 pm Reply
  • *Smukke Ting*

    How beautiful! Only Scarlett O'Hara is missing. Wonderful pics from a special place.

    Many greetings
    Birgit

    September 17, 2013 at 2:57 pm Reply
  • Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage

    What an amazing place to visit! So beautiful!!

    September 17, 2013 at 3:12 pm Reply
  • Sarah

    Yes, the moss and beautiful marshy flowers are some of my favorite things about the south. The heat I can do without though. πŸ™‚ Every time I'm there, I find a new place to explore…there just isn't history in Nebraska like there is in the south.

    *thank you so much for your thoughtful comment on my last post. It's been a hard year but sweet words like yours really bring me some peace.

    Sarah xo

    September 17, 2013 at 3:29 pm Reply
  • kerrie of sea cottage

    The moss hanging from the trees makes me feel like I'm in an enchanting place. Your photography says it all. Beauty beyond words.

    September 17, 2013 at 3:48 pm Reply
  • Daniela

    You needn't lots of words to describe such a charming place .. your photographs speak of magic πŸ˜‰
    A lovely week to you Tricia β™₯
    Dany

    September 17, 2013 at 6:41 pm Reply
  • Tiffany

    Beautiful Tricia….did you know I lived in SC for a while? Looks like you had a lovely day:)

    Tiffany

    September 17, 2013 at 7:51 pm Reply
  • Andrea

    Gorgeous photos!!

    September 17, 2013 at 7:52 pm Reply
  • La Vie Quotidienne

    such an interesting place, it almost looks untouched by time. The photos are great, particularly the beautiful peacock.

    September 17, 2013 at 9:11 pm Reply
  • Acorn to Oak

    Wonderful photos of such beautiful surroundings. Thank you for sharing some of the beauty around you. πŸ™‚

    September 17, 2013 at 10:16 pm Reply
  • Nancy

    Quite beautiful — the peacock is stunning.

    September 18, 2013 at 12:06 am Reply
  • Sylvia

    … whith few words… still beautiful πŸ™‚

    September 18, 2013 at 2:00 am Reply
  • Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces

    Beautiful photos, Tricia! I love the one with your daughter especially! The moss reminds me of my girlhood days living in South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia…

    September 18, 2013 at 3:41 am Reply
  • Burlap Luxe

    Γ€ safe haven place to take in the beauty all around you. The moss is so romantic, my daughter wants to live she moss grows in trees all around you.

    You have a place to love.

    Xx
    Dore

    September 18, 2013 at 6:03 am Reply
  • Pink Overalls @DIY Home Staging

    You don't need any words with photos like those.I swear you made the animals come to life on my screen. Beautiful. Thank you.

    September 18, 2013 at 6:21 am Reply
  • Our photos

    I have viewed your blog and you make beautiful pictures!
    Greetings, RW & SK

    September 18, 2013 at 7:25 am Reply
  • Blondie's Journal

    These are absolutely beautiful pictures, Tricia…what a heavenly place! It almost seems like there is a magical mist in the air! I LOVE the picture of the peacock with the long tail feathers, stunning!

    XO,
    Jane

    September 18, 2013 at 5:31 pm Reply
  • tinajo

    This is so beautiful! πŸ™‚

    September 18, 2013 at 6:45 pm Reply
  • Nely

    Images are completely heavenly and beautiful ambience..
    Nely

    September 18, 2013 at 6:45 pm Reply
  • Nancy

    Your blog is full of beautiful photographs; I am enjoying my visit….

    Living in the south myself, I am used to the moss laden trees and gazeboes and you have certainly captured their beauty.. The peacock is gorgeous….

    September 18, 2013 at 9:51 pm Reply
  • Lisa Gordon

    How beautiful these are, Tricia.
    This must have been an amazing place to visit.

    September 19, 2013 at 12:02 am Reply
  • Vickie @ Ranger 911

    Thanks for taking us along! Gorgeous photos, and those trees!

    September 19, 2013 at 12:03 am Reply
  • Linda R

    Looks like an amazing place to visit. Your photos look Beautiful, Thanks so much for sharing them with us.. Hope you are having a happy week.

    Hugs~

    September 19, 2013 at 10:19 am Reply
  • Salma

    what a lovely post… i really enjoyed it πŸ™‚

    guess what – my two daughters love "the princess and the frog" and when my older one saw your pictures she immediately thought about tiana and prince naveen πŸ˜‰

    i'd love to visit the south of the u.s. once, it seems so full of mysteries πŸ™‚

    thanks for sharing your pictures!
    salma

    September 19, 2013 at 8:34 pm Reply
  • Ivy and Elephants

    Your photos are absolutely gorgeous!!! So beautiful, I'm in awe.
    Hugs,
    Patti

    September 20, 2013 at 12:05 am Reply
  • Kia

    How beautiful these are, Tricia. The peacock is so beautiful!
    This must have been a lovely place to visit. Happy Autumn to you.

    September 21, 2013 at 12:10 pm Reply
  • Rosie Grey

    This is so beautiful! Thanks so much for taking me around this wonderful plantation, I enjoyed it so much!!!

    September 22, 2013 at 5:31 pm Reply
  • LeeAnn@Encouragement Is Contagious

    What a beautiful photo of that peacock! They are so beautiful..God decided to use many colors when he created the peacock masterpiece.
    How fun to get to visit a plantation. I would love doing that myself. Awesome photos you captured Tricia. I've missed you.

    β™₯Lee Ann

    September 23, 2013 at 3:52 am Reply
  • Karen @ Pieces of Contentment

    Such beauty few words are needful. Your photos are gorgeous – what a stunning rooster and peacock. It looks like the kind of place which would be delightful to explore in different seasons to observe the changes and fresh beauty of each.

    September 23, 2013 at 8:31 am Reply
  • Amazing wonders in my life

    loved it…

    September 23, 2013 at 9:02 am Reply
  • Weekend-Windup

    All the snaps looks awesome. Peacock looks so beautiful with it's colors…

    September 26, 2013 at 6:55 am Reply
  • Deanna

    Looks just like my old homestead…..giggle!! Beautiful photos, you always bring us such beauty!!

    September 27, 2013 at 4:19 am Reply
  • Bonnie

    Beautiful photos. I especially like the peacock. Your trip looks nice.

    September 29, 2013 at 10:13 pm Reply
  • Henrietta Hassinen

    OMG it looks so beautiful and you so right with the hanging moss. I think I could just lay down and watch how it will move with the wind for hours:)

    September 30, 2013 at 5:10 am Reply
  • Jacqueline

    Dearest sweet Tricia, these images are gorgeous. Such a beautiful fun place with lots to see!! I love that gorgeous peacock! So glad to see your are slowly coming back here! I really miss you! Love to you!

    Jacqueline
    http://jqlinesocuteithurts.typepad.com/

    October 7, 2013 at 2:23 am Reply
  • Marina Delio

    Look at that peacock! This place is amaaaaazing! Happy weekend to you!

    November 1, 2013 at 5:49 pm Reply
  • Valerie@chateaualamode.typepad.com

    I want to live on a plantation! So beautful. We had a peacock come live in our backyard for a couple of weeks last summer, so funny. xo

    November 14, 2013 at 6:33 pm Reply
  • Wanda Adamczyk

    Beautiful pictures – I greet

    February 15, 2014 at 6:57 pm Reply
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