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Saturday, April 12, 2008

PhotoHunt: Twist(ed)

A year and a half seemed too long a time to wait to see my parents again- but in just two days, I'd be with them again in the States! Yey! Here are some of the happy twists and turns of my last trip to the U.S. during the Christmas holiday season of 2006.

A myriad flavors of free-flowing Coke products from all over the world, strategically placed toilets for those who've had too much to drink, plus this modern artful contraption of meandering Coke bottles greeted us at the World of Coca-Cola Museum in Atlanta, Georgia.

Greenville, South Carolina is my parents' new home and home as well to the Liberty Bridge, a 355-foot long curvy footpath that gives visitors a scenic access to the Reedy River Falls that cascade below.

Gnarled branches frame the vast expanse of the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, touted as the largest private home in America. Its interior is as fascinating as its magnificent facade; it was such a bonus to see the entire house decked up in its Christmas garb.

Charleston, South Carolina is my kind of city to visit, with its wonderful mix of my two loves- history and good food. The restaurant of Hyman's Seafood Co.- famous for its wrought iron staircase and stellar she crab soup- provides the perfect setting for the convergence of gustatory and geeky needs.

Mom and Pop! See you on Monday!

(PS: I'm trying out Blogger's new treat- the automatic scheduled posting of blog entries written in advance. I put together this post at around 7am of April 11th. Let's see if this will get published at 12.01am of April 12th...)

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Blogger Sue said...

Cool shots! I like the last one with the twisting staircase, very cool!

Happy photo hunting :)

Saturday, April 12, 2008 4:09:00 AM  
OpenID byrningbunny said...

These are all very nice pictures. That coke contraption really caught my eye out of all of them.

Saturday, April 12, 2008 4:05:00 PM  
Blogger mirage2g said...

I love that staircase much! Great posts for the theme! Kamusta na lang po galing Vienna! =)

Saturday, April 12, 2008 4:07:00 PM  
OpenID monaco said...

Excellent shots, Ian. But the best one for me is that of the spiral staircase.

Happy hunting!

Saturday, April 12, 2008 5:07:00 PM  
Blogger Pato & Pearl said...

I hope you have a great time with your parents. Nice pictures you got here. Real twisting treat ;)

Pearl - happy hunting

Saturday, April 12, 2008 7:42:00 PM  
Blogger Criz Lai said...

I love the staircase the best. It looked rather antique too. Great shots :)

Saturday, April 12, 2008 9:01:00 PM  
Blogger Cathi said...

Great photos. I love the twisted iron staircase. Happy Photo Hunt. Mine's up too.

Saturday, April 12, 2008 9:21:00 PM  
Blogger John said...

These are all very nice pictures.

Saturday, April 12, 2008 9:22:00 PM  
Blogger Sarge Charlie said...

there are a lot of twist in this photo

Saturday, April 12, 2008 10:05:00 PM  
Anonymous gishi said...


Sunday, April 13, 2008 1:34:00 AM  
Blogger Rach said...

wow there's a coke museum!

Sunday, April 13, 2008 2:04:00 AM  
Blogger ~TAMY 3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

Great twisted photos!

Sunday, April 13, 2008 5:28:00 AM  
Blogger ian said...

thanks for visiting everyone =] yeah, the things you discover when you go a-PhotoHunting!

Thursday, April 17, 2008 10:18:00 PM  

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