Travel Blogs from Birmingham
... brand ever! "Blue bell" ice cream could definitely be the undoing of me. Driving on the wrong (or right) side of the road has taken some adjusting to. At first it was weird, reaching for the gears with my left hand only bashed my arm against the door. My first day driving in the right side of the road was fine, until I met one of the two round a bouts in Birmingham and instinctively went around to the left. Turns out that's the wrong way over here. Luckily a. No ...
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 ...
-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
... even better! Come on, time to hit Bourbon Street. People, noise, people, music, stench! Listen to live band, I've lost track, then into the Piano Bar at Pat O'Briens for Hurricanes, good old sing-along stuff, any requests? Two good pianists banter back and forth, but they never heard of Tom Lehrer, I want my money back!...folks, it's 2:00 am already. Brad has an oyster-filled day planned for tomorrow. Cab it to hotel, Brad hilarious conversation with driver (Brad is from Baton ...
... and a little hard to take day in day out. We give to different charities each month and we have continued with this even on our travels along with giving to random beggars. At some point you simply have to stop or at least give a little rather than a lot.
The park we were in turned out to be rather interesting. It is the scene of the massive race riots taking place in the south in the 60s I think – all along the park are ...