Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Hilton Head Day 2
We began with a quick bike ride to check out the beach. We are staying in Shipyard Plantation. I read awesome reviews of this area of the island and I have to agree with everything I read. There is so much close by to see and do. For us, we are just a few minutes from the ocean. It makes coming and going to and from our condo very easy to do. Thus we began Sunday morning with a quick trip to see the coast.
Of course I celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Island-Style.
Despite the SPF 50, I still managed to get entirely sunburned, so unfortunately this has been my only chance to lay out all week. I am starting to feel a little relief from the heat, so maybe tomorrow I will make it back out in the sun!
On our quick walk back from the condo we spotted these little guys:
Of course that's when we noticed the head poking out of the drainage pipe just steps away!
Well of course after all that we needed a drink. We biked around for the afternoon checking out some local shops and landed at the Tiki Bar at the Holiday Inn, just a short bike ride from our resort. There we enjoyed great views and a fruity cocktail.
Morgan's Pasta Alla Formiana. I changed a few steps and it really turned out great! I am so excited to share this easy and satisfying meal with you!
After dinner we went for a long and tiresome bike ride on the beach. On Hilton Head Island, the sand is so compact you can ride bikes on it! How awesome is that?! We were gone for over an hour and the winds picked up making our evening ride more like a sweaty workout than a casual stroll. It was dark when we finally made it back (somehow without getting lost!) and hit the hay early.
Have I mentioned yet how much I love Hilton Head? Lord Forbes and I both agree this is one of our favorite vacation spots of all time and can you believe it is less than 5 hours from home?! We are already talking about our next trip down here!
Where is your favorite vacation destination?