Clarion Hotel Marietta
Travel Blogs from Marietta
We left our hotel in Atlanta and headed to the zoo. We have seen enough zoos but the kids were excited to visit this one because there was a baby rhino, gorilla, orangutan and pandas. It was drizzling when we got there and then started pouring. We were patient and got to see the baby gorilla and orangutan. We made it to Memphis as the sun was setting.
... Civil Rights Movement. The slogan "Free but not Equal" makes some sense to them now. The museum itself had a great documentary film and a well laid out timeline of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life.
From the interpretive centre we strolled down Auburn Avenue from Ebenezer Baptist Church to the house where Martin Luther King was born and grew up in. It was an amazing experience walking the two blocks from the church to the house. This is ...
Getting used to the "freeways" now - spent all this week doing a 25 mike each way commute. The motorways have up to 8 lanes either side here, which seems ridiculous, especially as they're busy between 7-10 & 4-8 daily! Seems the infrastructure can't keep up with the population growth in ATL! ...
New week, different client. More internal audit (SOX) work. But this is an established client, who are listed with over $4bn turnover. Therefore the controls are already implemented & testing should be a little easier. Working with Mike, same level as ...
By then it was time to go for the Behind-the-scenes tour I had booked. Luckily for me, I was the only person on the tour. The tour lasted over an hour and included many exhibits that cannot be seen from the public areas. I recommend the tour.
I then went to the Coldwater Quest exhibit, which includes a number of Beluga whales, African penguins and sea otters. Before I could finish ...
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