Travel Blogs from Jonesboro
... with one more long day on the road.
I just went back through some of our photos to see that quote from Lao Tzu, "A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving." Now one month away from home with thousands of miles traveled, I longed for not being on the road. Although I never had a bad night's sleep or a back ache, I longed for my own bed. Although I've enjoyed the privileged of this adventure, I longed for home. One more day.
... strange. And the mall was massive. Before going in we ate at Johnny rockets. We had a really lovely burger and it was a traditional American fast food style bar. When we saw the movie I have never seen such a fancy screen in my life. The chairs were like red leather sofas and the seats really reclined. The movie, guardians of the galaxy was really funny. We would defo see it ...
World of coke was another awesome day out. Just such a different thing to do and it was just a great cool atmosphere to be their. A real family feeling. We walked right into the lobby which had massive coke bottles designed all over the world. We then went into the loft, we were surrounded by coke artefacts from though out time which was special. The guy who gave us the talk was really funny too. Then we went into the coca cola theatre were they put a 5 min feel good film on. It ...
... to become Georgia's first AA millionaire.
We took in the Old Jail. Before the 1900's, Jonesboro had a famous judge who wore dungarees and everyone know he didn't trust banks and kept his money in all his pockets. A criminal held the judge up one night, a few nights after the judges wife had emptied his pockets, and when he couldn't get any money he shot the judge.
He was arrested and finally sentenced to death and hung very shortly afterward. ...
... conditions. Currency devalued dramatically, lots of their workforce fled to the free Union, and they couldn't sustain the economy. I suppose that's why lots of people claim that the battles of 1863 decided the outcome of the war. Principally, Gettysburg and Vicksburg.
For me, the war was lost in the battles at Chickamauga, Chattanooga and the Wilderness, all debatable victories, the Union continued on the offensive after all these..
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