La Quinta Inn & Suites Birmingham Hoover
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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
... with his mother at another mall, brief look at Best Buy, electronics shop. Why is everything so big, how much choice do we need, how do we find time to take it all in. Drop in to World Market next door, ditto, food housewares etc. James wants to show us a nice food outlet, so head to Whole Foods, another massive store, everything organic, local, direct from farmers, fruit, veges, meats, fish, cheeses all top quality, a lovely place to shop. Picked up some cherries and fruit ...
... but with a greatly enriched sense of BirmingHAM. We enjoy the scenery as we cruise along the little roads, passing through rich neighbourhoods and then semi-slums. After several hours we decide that we have seen enough, and get back on the motorway. A few short hours later and we roll into Montgomery, AL. Hotel found, we settle down for the night.
Montgomery looks like a very nice city, quite neat and tidy, with wide roads and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services