Ramada Inn Selma
Travel Blogs from Selma
... color: rgb(192, 192, 192); ">Where I come from - Tom Petty
Couldn't think of another title. That one pretty much says it all. Trust me when I say I'm not bringing the wife and kids back to Selma, Alabama for vacation anytime soon. I'm typing this hunched over a desktop in the lobby of the Selma Inn. I had to plug the laptop into the lobby hotel cable. Wifi doesn't work in the room.
One of the best things about a road trip is being able to stop along the way when you something catches your eye. As we were driving through Alabama, we spotted the NASA space center. It looked interesting so we stopped for a few hours to have a look around the museum and space centre, and learned all about the NASA program for exploration on the moon.
... bridge today. I'm planning to hit a segregated school tomorrow, though Patrick is resisting it, before we head off to Montgomery, a great mixture where buses meet History. Struggling to find a cup of tea in this place but otherwise going well. This is our first night in a motel, so couch surfing and SERVAS has been interesting for us.
Love to all
John and Patrick
... our dads and then we started crying!!!)
4) Drove through three states (Florida, Georgie and Alabama) in one day, changed time zones and actually went back in time by gaining an hour
5) Drank a starbucks coffee in Alabama
6) Made some friends in Alabama
...So today we have driven 650miles and we feel like rock stars!!!!
Leaving Florida was far easier than getting to into it... honestly, four wrong turns and we ended up in downtown Ghetto very nearly ...
... raging in 1776.
But running my fingers through the pockmarks on Jimmie Lee Jackson’s headstone did not provide a thrill. It made me sick. I wondered at the difference. Both graves have clearly been desecrated, and the pain it causes loved ones who see the marks is probably the same. So why am I willing to be understanding of the British soldiers, but not willing to understand the people ...