Holiday Inn Hotel Birmingham/Homewood
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... lower than I'm used to. Booze is sold most places..from gas stations to supermarkets (which are open almost all hours of the day). Whilst some supermarkets are 24hr, it is common (if not mandatory) that alcohol must not be sold prior to 12pm on Sundays. I am led to believe that this is due to religious beuracracy and is not uncommon in the south of America (aka Bible Belt). In my visits to various supermarkets, some later night ones included I have found the ultimate ...
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
Today we board a plane to Italy, well to Atlanta, Paris THEN Pisa. I am so excited, we are going to be Italian for 3 months. We are going to visit places we have never been, re-see some places we have been and have visits from friends who wish they were us LOL. Kris is taking us to the airport and on the way we encounter road closures and detours, good thing we left in ...
... we know the hotel bar has a good whiskey selection, so back we go.
Day two in Nawlins' was to be a low key sight seeing day via the trolleys, and after a late morning getting started, lunch was the first thing on the agenda. I am a big lover of sandwich's and the original Muffaletta is something I have always wanted to try. Since the Central Market, home of the Muffaletta is not far from the trolley, we knew this is where we were gonna start our day. The ...