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... huge church centres. It is rare to be a non church goer with this category a significant minority in the community. Apparently there are more churches in the USA than fast food restaurants. In addition to this religious devotion, I am also beginning to understand the devotion to American football. A football game is far from just about the game but rather about the atmosphere of the stadium. Cheerleaders, marching bands, baton twirlers are all a part of the ...
It wasn't the most exciting of rides we have done, although the roads were pretty good. We took an unintended detour due to the GPS and a missed turn so travelled from Missisippi; Florida; back to Mississippi and into Alabama today. The ride was broken up with refuelling; drinks and back on the bike.
We did stop in Chunky River Harley Davidson in Meridan on the way.
Got into our hotel and were greeted ...
-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
... purpose-built complex, housing dozens of factory outlets. Too bewildering, but I did find some boxers. We had Declan & Ella with us, there's a playground, and a food hall, kept them occupied, but we didn't stay long. James defiantly determined to find me the jacket I'm looking for, so try one more mall, Sports shop, Bingo! Well done and thank you James. Time to head downtown for lunch; Dreamland for ribs, brother John has been singing its praises. Huge place, already ...
... depictions of the protest, and how the police and the police dogs attacked the protesters. I should read up on it a bit more. Sounds like not too long ago in the USA their race policies in some places were not that different to South Africa.
After our picnic we decide we are going to take the scenic route south towards Montgomery, the capital of Alabama. We drive directly south and miss all of the motorways, on purpose. The scenic ...