Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Nashville-South
Travel Blogs from Antioch
... a bit while driving (see photo). “Abe” is still turning in better than advertised MPG’s. Gas is still $3.36. We are having great luck with these Super 8 Motels. The franchiser seems to be cracking down on them. Each one is very similiar - well equipped and maintained. Even the snacks for the breakfast are the same - down to the same sweet rolls each place. Anyway, one more night in Georgia and we will be in Florida the next ...
... the town square. Contradictions abound.
I also have a sweet picture of Faulkner dressed in full
riding habit which he apparently had done of himself. I'm not entirely sure
what to make of this because Faulkner does come across as pretentious in his
writings, but he obviously was a huge horseman. Still, with the red riding
jacket, it makes me giggle. It was very British of him, I suppose.
We also have a couple of pictures of the ...
... Square Park to catch some free live music as part of the Live On The Green concert series. We indulged in some Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams (that's what the place was called) and ate the most delicious dark chocolate and brambleberry crisp ice cream we'd ever had (and tasted some salted caramel and brown butter almond brittle ice cream as well). Then, at an hour befitting our current states of exhaustion, we headed back down the street to our hostel to update our journals and crawl into bed.
... air en route home.
After some time in the hotel room watching said football game (Brendan), reading (Marsha) and napping (James), the three headed out for a romantic dinner in Nashville at Merchants. We pushed past drunken football fans who were hanging out in the more casual downstairs, and took the lift to the oasis of upstairs. The steaks and macaroni and cheese were delicious, and it was a great last dinner for our trip.
... and we went to another bar and saw some more music. Brilliant!
As we were walking down the street – Elwood popped into a 3rd bar – completely of his own accord – and started toe tapping to another band.
Now for those without kids, this may seem terribly run of the mill. But, those with kids will know that spontaneous live music is a rarity. We loved it and plan to try our luck again ...