Hampton Inn Bessemer
Travel Blogs from Bessemer
... which people are drawn to. My first football game bewildered me with confusion as to where and what to look at. This game was a high school football match and had far more carnival atmosphere than some of the leading football games in Australia (I know a lot about this of course). To imagine that college games are even more of a festivity is hard to believe. The living costs are noticeably lower here than in Australia, with groceries much cheaper, fuel much cheaper ...
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 ...
-Rainer Maria Rilke
Book of Images
And you wait. You wait for the one thing
that will change your life,
make it more than it is--
something wonderful, exceptional,
stones awakening, depths opening to you.
In the dusky bookstalls
Once we left Fredericksburg, we continued our adventure on the roads less traveled and stayed south of interstate 10. The central Texas Hill country is probably the prettiest part of Texas I've traveled through, plenty of green and rolling hills to keep the drive interesting. Once the hills flattened out it turned into Ag land for as far as the eyes could see. In this part of Texas it is primarily rice and sorghum, and there was a lot of it! After TX and sorghum country it ...
... townhouse for when they came into town. The people had a numerous number of staff, some whom travelled with them and some who stayed at either the plantation, or the townhouse. The house itself was probably not the most impressive building I had ever seen, by many houses I would call it modest, but back in the 1800 it was something special, as it features one of the first inside toilets in the country. The house (and bathroom) was designed by ...