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02.18.14

I'm kind of a nature snob...

Katie West

The South Carolina Honors College is the best. No, seriously. One of its graduation requirements is a thesis, and the options are wide open. Don’t want to write a 50-page research paper? Thank God. Your director doesn’t want to read it. Want to go on a series of South Carolina road trips and photograph the journey? “I think that’s a great idea,” said my thesis director. Bam.

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02.25.14

Stop One: Awendaw Passage

Katie West

...something interesting was happening: I was paying more attention to the details along the way. Maybe it was because I wasn’t constantly looking for the next grand, sprawling view, or because the Spanish moss and and salt marshes were such a new hiking experience for me. Whatever the reason, I was absolutely marveling at the textures and colors and sounds around me.

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03.20.14

Stop Two: Eutawville

Katie West

It’s small. As in, fewer than 400 people call it home. As in, almost as soon as we turned onto the main drag, we passed some guys riding horses down the street.

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