Emerald River Hotel
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... me) and the Barber Vintage Motorcycle Museum situated in Leeds, AL, just outside of Birmingham. Well that was south and a bit out of the way but wtf, let's go! Great decision, it was amazing and although I love riding, I'm not a freak about all the old motorcycles nor am I a gearhead but I was blown away by all the stunning bikes there and the history of motorcycles. Great way to spend an afternoon I must say. I have many ...
... be holding as we speak, which is a good thing. But, it may prove to be a chore to pull it up tomorrow morning.
Initially the day was dark and damp but the clouds blew over and the sunshine came out. That made it very pleasant to sit in the bridge. It heats up quite nicely when the sun is out. Bart made a big batch of ginger and banana pancakes so we ate breakfast on the bridge. I know what he will be snacking on for the next few days.
In spite of the wind and ...
... there were long stretches were we did not pass much in the way of civilization until we approached Decatur, Alabama. It got a little crazy at this point because of increased traffic, a low railroad bridge and some barge traffic. If you aren't aware, Decatur is a huge barge port. Right as we got into the thick of things, we approached a rail road bridge that only had 17 feet clearance, a bit lower than the height of Calliope. We had to put down our ...
Next stop will be in Decatur, AL where my brother, Jess, and his wife, Janet, live. If all works out, the guys will get a home cooked meal!
This is in the northwest corner of Alabama on the Tennessee River. It is the music recording mecca with many recording studios of lots of famous singers like: Little Richard, Aretha Franklin, Rolling Stones, Tom Jones, Jimmy Buffet, Bob Segar and so on. It is also the birth place and childhood home of Helen Keller, which we visited. What an inspiration she was!!!! Weather back to blue skies but cooler (about low ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility