River Rest Bed and Breakfast - Birmingham
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I've arrived in Birmingham! After the long flight (which was luckily slept away) I am now in the US of A. Three weeks here has already given me a huge insight into the American culture, especially that particular to Birmingham, Alabama. The biggest shock would have to be the vast amount of churches, found on almost every corner that overpower the streetscape. The denominations of each church varies slightly to the next but each one clearly has a significant backing to ...
Left New Orleans Hotel and had breakfast next door as breakfast the day before, was hideous. As we were sitting there, one of the staff from the hotel came and asked us to move our bikes so we did and that pretty much sealed our opinion of the hotel.
The weather was looking a little ominous on the way and we had a 550 km ride so did not fancy that in the rain. However, we were lucky and not a drop fell on us during the ...
... gold and brown.
You think of lands you journeyed through,
of paintings and a dress once worn
by a woman you never found again.
And suddenly you know: that was enough.
You rise and there appears before you
in all its longings and hesitations
the shape of what you ...
... area, but not enough to justify going out of your way for. After a nice lunch of crawfish etouffe, and red beans and rice, it was time to make our way to our hotel in the French Quarter.
First stop after checking in is to head for some local oysters and a beer, we've been on the road all day after all. We head out to the Acme Oyster House at the recommendation of the folks at the hotel, it is just across Bourbon Street after all. The oysters were good but not ...
Written by Beyers edited by Lisa!:
In the morning we head down towards the Deep South to Alabama. The welcome centre is once again not too dissimilar to many we have seen so far, apart from the fact that they have a huge rocket! Being a boy, I loved seeing the rocket, but you can't go in or anything, it is basically just a statue.
For Lisa, more excitingly, was the fact that we saw a grown (he was rather large – so ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking