Ramada Pelham Hotel
Travel Blogs from Pelham
As most of you know I have been sick since my last blog and yesterday was pretty much a write off. I arrived in Birmingham at 11.45am after taking a 4 hour ride on a Amtrak train. The train ride was quite comfortable. I was able to get two seats to myself and there is a lot more leg room on a train than an airplane. The taxi driver had never heard …
... 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 ...
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 ...
... gold and brown.
You think of lands you journeyed through,
of paintings and a dress once worn
by a woman you never found again.
And suddenly you know: that was enough.
You rise and there appears before you
in all its longings and hesitations
the shape of what you ...
... been made, sat in a cooler case and then nuked and it still was flakey and tender. (By the way it is now the 7th but it is just still a very long day to us) We board a "puddle-jumper" plane to Pisa and arrive late that evening without incident on our trip (yay!). I get euros (the smart sister already had them) and we go in search of a taxi for the trip to the hotel Verdi ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center