Travel Blogs from Tartus
... on all day until we reached Tuskegee. Only a portion of the trip was the rain hard enough to make us pull over but it was still annoying just the same. It's a shame, too, because some of these roads in southern Alabama are very, very pretty.
Got to go through Sylvester. I always love doing that because it's great fun for me to pull up to the a stop light, look at Lance and say "Sufferin Succatash" ...
One of the best things about a road trip is being able to stop along the way when you something catches your eye. As we were driving through Alabama, we spotted the NASA space center. It looked interesting so we stopped for a few hours to have a look around the museum and space centre, and learned all about the NASA program for exploration on the moon.
... bridge today. I'm planning to hit a segregated school tomorrow, though Patrick is resisting it, before we head off to Montgomery, a great mixture where buses meet History. Struggling to find a cup of tea in this place but otherwise going well. This is our first night in a motel, so couch surfing and SERVAS has been interesting for us.
Love to all
John and Patrick
... our dads and then we started crying!!!)
4) Drove through three states (Florida, Georgie and Alabama) in one day, changed time zones and actually went back in time by gaining an hour
5) Drank a starbucks coffee in Alabama
6) Made some friends in Alabama
...So today we have driven 650miles and we feel like rock stars!!!!
Leaving Florida was far easier than getting to into it... honestly, four wrong turns and we ended up in downtown Ghetto very nearly ...
... happy because people appear to understand me when I speak to them in Arabic. All this time the learning process has been painful at best; yet I find myself understanding and being understood. Simple stuff mind you, don't think we're talking politics here, but I can get what I want, and answer the usual routine of questions. "Single" "from Canada" "Chef" "I love it". A simple pleasure in life; speaking to locals in their native tongue. In these parts ...