SpringHill Suites Birmingham - Colonnade
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I've arrived in Birmingham! After the long flight (which was luckily slept away) I am now in the US of A. Three weeks here has already given me a huge insight into the American culture, especially that particular to Birmingham, Alabama. The biggest shock would have to be the vast amount of churches, found on almost every corner that overpower the streetscape. The denominations of each church varies slightly to the next but each one clearly has a significant backing to ...
Left New Orleans Hotel and had breakfast next door as breakfast the day before, was hideous. As we were sitting there, one of the staff from the hotel came and asked us to move our bikes so we did and that pretty much sealed our opinion of the hotel.
The weather was looking a little ominous on the way and we had a 550 km ride so did not fancy that in the rain. However, we were lucky and not a drop fell on us during the ...
-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
... still at it, same girl still shaking it, soaked, crowd roars her on. Look for a cab; someone up there is taking care of us. The most charming young man, "thank you for asking sir, it's busy and we prosper. By the way, my name's Gabriel, I sure thank you for visiting our city". Impressed? He learns we're checking out at 5.30 am, offers to pick us up, he'll be at the door at 5:20, here's my card, my email, please call me anytime... Monday August 5, 5:15 checkout, and here ...
... depictions of the protest, and how the police and the police dogs attacked the protesters. I should read up on it a bit more. Sounds like not too long ago in the USA their race policies in some places were not that different to South Africa.
After our picnic we decide we are going to take the scenic route south towards Montgomery, the capital of Alabama. We drive directly south and miss all of the motorways, on purpose. The scenic ...
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