Tybee Island is just a hop, skip and a jump from Savannah, Georgia – about 18 miles through serene salt marshes. But it seems worlds away from the stately, southern mansions of Savannah’s Historic District to the fun and funky beach culture of Tybee Island.
Stately magnolias with their glossy, dark green leaves provide the lush backdrop for our Spring Fling across the South.
It’s July, and there are thousands of visitors to the islands off the Georgia coast. They come on feet, paws, and flippers. That would be humans, dogs, … and loggerhead turtles.
This larger-than-life brass turtle stands stoically on Jurmalla’s cold beach, poised to plunge into the Baltic Sea. But what you can’t see is the Nude Dude ditching his Speedo just steps away. No wonder the turtle is ready to bolt!