Quality Inn Fort Gordon
Travel Blogs from Augusta
... what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I did not wish to live what was not life, living is so dear; nor did I wish to practise resignation, unless it was quite necessary. I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and Spartan-like as to put to rout all that was not life, to cut a broad swath and shave close, to drive life into a corner, and reduce it to its lowest terms.”
Having been here two years ago for Katy's and Willies wedding (Yes we attended Kate and Wills wedding my British royalty fans), We once again find ourselves in the equestrian capital of of the south. We arrived in town early around 2pm and revisited our favorite places from our last visit (AKA the Aiken Brewery) . Katy and Willie were hitting up two weddings this ...
... languages we will be mingling with in port. We are traveling with another family, and the mom, Lisa, speaks Spanish. That covers day one and two. I know enough French to order a chocolate croissant and find the bathroom. What else could be needed? That's day three, and then it gets interesting. Italian, Greek, and Turkish are a problem. I cannot eat onions. I won't stop breathing or die...just wish for death. Never wanting a repeat of what we now ...
Sep 11: Rome, Italy
Sep 12: Pompeii, Sorrento, and Positano, Italy
Sep 13: At Sea (sleep)
Sep 14: Mykonos, Greece
Sep 15: Istanbul, Turkey (if they are behaving)
Sep 16: Ephesus, Turkey
Sep 17: Piraeus (Athens), Greece
Sep 18: At Sea (more sleep)
Sep 19: Port in Venice and overnight
Sep 20: Disembark/overnight in Venice
Sep 21: Venice to PHL to ...
... me to be here. I come from the hospitality capital of the country (perhaps world?). “How y’all doing? “ We want to get to know each other, bump arms with each other, share a laugh in lines. Perhaps I am seeing it from a foreigner’s perspective and feeling like the odd man out, but it is really hard to mix in with people here. The first few weeks were very tough. The sense of isolation was absolutely debilitating, especially when your ...