Cordele GA hotels. Reserve accommodation in hotels in Cordele Georgia United States of America. Interesting or amusing stories, warnings or travel advice. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Georgia. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of Georgia.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Cordele Georgia hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau and Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China. are internationally renowned hotels.
Folklore, Legends, Monsters, Scary Stories, Ghosts and Myths in Georgia
The Natchez princess Nacoochee, who killed herself for love and who is said to be interred with her paramour in the eponymous Nacoochee Mound; Altamaha-ha, the green sea serpent that haunts the area near the Altamaha River estuary; the statue of little Gracie Watson in Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, which is said to weep blood if anyone steals the presents which are sometimes left on her grave; the strange phenomena in John W Woolfolk House (Colonial Apartments), sometimes called The House of a Thousand Cadavers, in Columbus (the house contains private dwellings so do not be a nuisance); a stream that rejuvenates all who bathe in it (is its source the Fountain of Youth in Florida?); the many hauntings (some in animal form) of Towns County, where the Hiwassee (Hiawassee) River forms on Rocky Mountain; The velociraptor-like Georgia Raptor; and the spectres of Confederate officers and their ladies who still promenade on the River Walk, Augusta, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Georgia.
The female spectre of the town square, Savannah, who sometimes follows people around (she is seeking her baby who was born just before the woman was hanged for murder); the revellers of Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, who do not realise that the plantation house burned down long ago; a cave, near the source of the Hiwassee River, containing many human skulls whose former owners haunted a farmer, who had foolishly removed them, until he wisely put them back; the phantom of Edwin Booth, brother of Abraham Lincoln's asassin, in Springer Opera House, Columbus; the vengeful old woman who at night led several unsuspecting Native Americans to their doom at Toccoa Falls; the pillar on Broad Street, Augusta, to which slaves were once chained and which causes the death of anyone who attempts to remove it; the headless horseman of Whitmire in Hall County, sometimes heard rather than seen, who rides straight at his victims before disappearing; and the elderly woman whose ghost haunts the grand, antebellum Hay House in Macon, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Georgia.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Georgia
The Gone With the Wind Museum in Marietta; Pebble Hill Plantation; Zoo Atlanta; Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta; historic Madison, which even General Sherman could not bear to burn; the Bavarian architecture and festivals of Alpine Helen; the World of Coca Cola in Atlanta; Warm Springs; Atlanta's Fox Theater; Stone Mountain Park with attractions such as giant carvings of American presidents; Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, the largest in the world; the cobbled streets and colonial architecture of Savannah Historic District; the Ohoopee Sand Dunes; Margaret Mitchell House and Museum in Atlanta; Callaway Gardens; the Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site; and Broxton Rocks, are among the attractions of Georgia.
Some people say that they have no desire to visit America because they have seen so much of it on TV and in the movies. However, there is no substitute for the real thing. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Los Angeles, Dallas, Lake Tahoe, Fairbanks, Phoenix, Sitka, Houston, Seattle, Skagway, Washington DC, Minneapolis, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Atlantic City, San Diego, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Anchorage, Boston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Santa Fe, Corpus Christi, St Louis, Indianapolis, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Savannah, Detroit, Honolulu, Philadelphia, New York, New Orleans, Juneau, San Francisco and Sacramento are among the most famous cities in the USA. Other American mainland sites that should not be missed if a visitor to America, or an American for that matter, is to be regarded as well travelled, include The Florida Keys, the Ozarks, Yosemite National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, rodeos, the California coastline, Route 66, the Appalachians, the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, the Adirondacks, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Mount Rushmore, Mount Rainier National Park, the Everglades, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Yellowstone National Park, Bryce Canyon, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Disney resorts and the Okefenokee Swamp.
The United States of America are so enormous that even most Americans cannot "know" all of their own country. Even visiting every state would be a major undertaking. It is possible, however, to visit the iconic places known all over the world, especially through Hollywood movies. Visit Camelopard.com again, if not to travel then for another useful travel tip.
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