Watery Wednesday # 45: Little River Inlet

Intracoastal Waterway, Little River, South Carolina.  June, 2001.

Intracoastal Waterway, Little River, South Carolina. June, 2001.

This is my post for Watery Wednesday, a weekly meme created and hosted by 2sweeetnsaxy of Eyes, Mind, Heart.  To see more of our beautiful watery world, or to join and post your own pictures to share, click HERE.

The picture above was taken on the Intracoastal Waterway in Little River, South Carolina.  I lived in Little River for four years and enjoyed my time in the area.

Little River is a fishing village north of Myrtle Beach.  As you can see from the background in the picture, the city in encroaching on the village.  Those homes weren’t there when I moved to Little River, but were built before I left.

The waterway is a little busier now as well.  When I lived there most of the boat traffic was fishing vessels or pleasure craft.  Now two casino boats are homeported in Little River.  They use Little River Inlet to access the ocean for gambling cruises.

Betsy and I visit Little River about once each year, but we go for the seafood, not the gambling.

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16 Responses to “Watery Wednesday # 45: Little River Inlet”

  1. Kathy Says:

    I bet that area is a big tourist attraction during the summer months. I would enjoy just setting out in a boat fishing.

  2. Susie Says:

    Looks beautiful!

  3. Happyone Says:

    A beautiful photo and a nice place to visit.

  4. Suz Says:

    Looks so pretty, I am with you guys: FOOD not gambling!

  5. Mary Says:

    The combination of sky, clouds and water in the photo is great!

  6. Stephany Says:

    Lovely! I would go for the seafood and scenery.

  7. karin Says:

    All I need is a comfy chair – water, clouds, and beautiful weather and I’m happy! What a view!

  8. Linnea Says:

    That is a beautiful shot, especially with those dramatic skies and lovely calm water…I wonder what it looks like now.

  9. storyteller at Small Reflections Says:

    This is definitely a LOVELY watery view … especially when embiggened. Your ROSES are beautiful too! You have a much larger yard than I do with many more varieties ;–)
    Hugs and blessings,

  10. Carletta Says:

    Thjis is beautiful George! The sky’s reflection makes the water look so blue.

  11. Fishing Guy Says:

    George: Beautiful capture with a neat cloud on the water.

  12. Hilda Says:

    I’m always of two minds when I read about the growth of tourism and industry in peaceful little places like this. On the one hand, it’s good for the town’s economy. On the other hand, it usually messes up the place eventually unless the council and the residents are determined not to let it.

    Anyway, it’s a lovely place!

  13. Tammie Says:

    my goodness, this is a perfectly wonderful day- portrait George!

  14. MaryBeth Says:

    It still looks like a nice place to live. MB

  15. Bengbeng Says:

    the place looks so picturesque

  16. Rose Says:

    Love that sky…I like the picture enlarged. Very inviting.

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