Hampton Inn Selma
Travel Blogs from Selma
I arrived at the Hampton Inn in Selma at 12:30AM, tired, and still buzzing about the play. I was also a little edgy because of the 80 mile drive up through those narrow country roads (Hwy 47 to 21 to 41) in total blackness. It reminded me of some spooky carnival ride where you're thrust into a dark tunnel and tasked with surviving whatever evils …
... Photos of the hanger and the surrounding airfield are included here.
From Tuskegee we headed west bound for the Selma to Montgomery Historical Highway, which looks a heckova lot like a regular old road to the untrained eye. To be fair, this road is actually very pretty, too, in places. I guess the biggest complaint I have about it is that it ends up in Selma.
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.
Well we just had a couple of interesting days with a fire fighter from Meridian. It seems like Mississippi was full of slightly quirky guys who lived in run down houses and have an unhealthy obsession with guns. This guy had a collection of WW2 Japanese rifles, as well as revolvers and pistols. I'll try to upload photos with this link.
We are now back on the history trail, ...
... 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 ...