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Day Clean Journeys

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Address: 301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah Visitors' Center, Savannah, GA 31401-4217
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A New Day For Tours...in Savannah, Hilton Head, Riceboro, and the...

A New Day For Tours...in Savannah, Hilton Head, Riceboro, and the Lowcountry of Georgia and South Carolina – “Day Clean Journeys”. We take you on journeys through time. Get a full view of the history regarding the above areas on one of our journeys (tours). We pride ourselves on providing “Tours for Everyone”! Anyone can and will enjoy our tours. Day Clean is a Gullah phrase that means “new day”, “beginning of the day”, or “dawn”. In addition, it is a philosophy of life that means each day is a new day; each day starts anew; no matter what occurred yesterday – today is a new day (“day clean”) . We provide stimulating, informative, and enlightening journeys. You may even become a little inspired after a journey.Students and Teachers, Families, Religious Groups, Youth Organizations, Conference Attendees, Senior Citizens, Friends, and Others have been enthralled by our journeys. We are sure you will be enthralled, also.We have provided tours and shared the history of the lowcountry to groups for over a decade. Not only can we provide a wonderful tour but we can arrange for living history presentations that are entertaining, engaging, and illuminating.

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A ninth wonder of history !

My Brother and I were in Savannah visiting family and we took a journey back in time with Dr. Toure. He is amazing, well versed in the history of African People and the history of... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2016
Iman L
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Atlanta, Georgia

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Reviewed 24 February 2016

The driver showed up 1 1/2 hours late and had a poor attitude when explaining to us what happened. He basically said in a nut shell that it didn't matter to him if we got on the bus or got a refund because he doesn't get anything from the tour if we go or not. That was a very poor... More 

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DayCleanJourneys, Lead Historian at Day Clean Journeys, responded to this review

This is actually laughable you didn't take the tour and failed to comply with the requirements from your ticket broker. The people who actually took the tour loved the tour and are coming back. I will now address your false statements. You booked through a ticket broker - you were required to contact us 24 hours prior to the tour.... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

My Brother and I were in Savannah visiting family and we took a journey back in time with Dr. Toure. He is amazing, well versed in the history of African People and the history of the African American experience in Savannah Georgia. He is a true living historian representing the past and gives visitors and exquisite taste of Gullah Geechee... More 

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Thank Iman L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

We had the opportunity (late registration) to join this tour while we were visiting Savannah...there were many options available but this one caught our attention. From the moment we arrived to join Dr. Jamal, we felt a genuine connection. He is on top of his game...the subtle references and interrelationships from the Savannah African American experiences to our everyday movement... More 

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Thank Richard19582014
Jamestown, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

I was so pleased with this tour that I want to register for a class with Dr. Jamal at Savannah State :-). His knowledge of Savannah was amazing. I learned so much about this wonderful city and its rich history. Dr. Jamal was humourous, engaging and his story telling ability was awesome. We will definetely recommend everyone that we know... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

I echo the sentiments of everyone who previously reviewed this tour. Dr. Jamal Toure was an excellent tour guide. He was very knowledgeable and gave us a very thorough tour of Savannah, sharing the African-American and Gullah/Geechee history and culture along the way. He painted a picture of Black Savannah for us and I felt like I was in a... More 

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Reviewed 12 September 2015

I didn't realize it initially, but I booked 2 tours with Day Clean Journeys and Dr. Jamal and both days were FANTASTIC!! Dr. Jamal knows his history and is very engaging. As I am writing this, well over a year has passed since I visited Savannah and I can remember these tours as if they happened yesterday. The First African... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

This was the best tour I have ever taken! The Dr. Jamal was extremely patient, knowledgeable and enthusiastic! I can't say enough about the wealth of knowledge he shared! This tour was priceless!!!!!

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Atlantic City, New Jersey, Usa
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Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We traveled to Savannah for the labor day holiday weekend to relax and take in some culture. Little did we know between two couples we would have the same referral to Day clean Journeys. We were told that Jamal was an awesome tour guide. Well now we have had the experience and we too recommend Day Tours Journey. Here is... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Mr. Jamal gave a thorough history of the contribution and triumphs of slaves & African-Americans that is unfortunately not widely known. We stopped and toured inside the First African Baptist Church and the Beach Institute. He shared a wealth of knowledge that now I can now pass on. Although I cannot change the ugly past, I left feeling inspired knowing... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Jamal is a character no doubt about it. I really wanted some great history of slaves and African Americans in Georgia and that is what I got. He took us to places that you do not get to go to on your average cookie cutter tour. I really enjoyed it. It was worth the time and money.

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