Travel Blogs from Birmingham
... which people are drawn to. My first football game bewildered me with confusion as to where and what to look at. This game was a high school football match and had far more carnival atmosphere than some of the leading football games in Australia (I know a lot about this of course). To imagine that college games are even more of a festivity is hard to believe. The living costs are noticeably lower here than in Australia, with groceries much cheaper, fuel much cheaper ...
... Manager who insisted that we leave the bikes at the front door, for security. He invited us to an open bar and nibbles from 5-7 and then also gave us vouchers for dinner at the Seafood restaurant across the road with free entrée or dessert each.
Yes, with that many temptations we did partake and enjoyed the evening although all of us were shattered.
Tomorrow, we head to Knoxville via the Jack Daniels ...
-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
... from 3 till 6!) champagne, fried olives, shrimp pasta appetisers, dozen oysters, another dozen, this is getting serious. Walk along to Canal Street, down to the French Quarter. Streetcars, people, traffic, heat, music. I love this place. Leave Bourbon Street for later, round the art shops, through Jackson Square, lovely evening light, we're headed for Napoleon's Place, apparently built in case he visited, now a bar/bistro. Pimms! Bloody Mary! But we have reservation at ...
... meat for me?” Cheeky man. But as Lisa says you don’t ask, you don’t get, so I gave him a sausage.
Lisa: What Beyers forgot to tell you was this guys face was mashed up as he explained he was in a car accident, not sure the reason would have been the same if Beyers said he was a war veteran but anyway as he asked for food he was leaning in dribbling as he spoke. Blaaarrr sorry to say but I was and still am grossed ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
Staff was very friendly and helpful. Room was clean and as we had requested.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.