Hampton Inn Atlanta - Northlake
Travel Blogs from Atlanta
Saturday morning, we basically drove non stop to Atlanta, again the interstate was very dull but lovely to see autumn colours in the trees. We arrived early afternoon in the leafy suburbs at cousin David and Judy's house. We were greeted by a ferocious guard dog in disguise as a 3 legged miniature pinscher softy who just wanted to be everyone's …
... right there on the church campus and it was surprisingly very good. The church has the M58 Cafe. I'm not sure what the M58 stands for, but the food comes from Farm 58, a ministry related (half-way house sort of thing I think), sustainable farming place where they grow the food. I was so impressed with the quality and the cradle to grave concept. The ambiance is far from a traditional church but very warm and comfortable. What a great concept for the church ...
Today we went to down town Atlanta and got off of the train at Lenox, ready to go to the cinema. We went to look around some fancy expensive shops on the way. We saw mayceys and a Bloomingdales. We really didn't expect to see tall fancy sky scrapers today. The shops were so posh. The buildings were made of glass. The Phipps mall we went in had lots of posh expensive cars in it ...
... me cry. I was really in the right mood for the rest of the day. It was also great. The. The fault of the secret formula which was next. It gave us the history of coke and tempted us with a massive vault with the secret of coke. Next we went through the mile stones of refreshment which gave us a better idea of the history behind coke. We saw the olympic flames and pin up coke pics which was really great. We got a look at the bottle works which showed how it was all bottled up. ...
My last day in Atlanta started with a tour of the BCD data center. Our guide, AJ, was incredibly knowledgeable and abundantly gracious and therefore the perfect host for our group. ☺ He led us into the room where the cages of equipment hang out. For those who have never been in a data room, it feels something like the freezer section in Costco – SUPER cold. AJ explained the importance of the machines to the company and related what we were seeing to topics in the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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