Travel Blogs from Bessemer
... huge church centres. It is rare to be a non church goer with this category a significant minority in the community. Apparently there are more churches in the USA than fast food restaurants. In addition to this religious devotion, I am also beginning to understand the devotion to American football. A football game is far from just about the game but rather about the atmosphere of the stadium. Cheerleaders, marching bands, baton twirlers are all a part of the ...
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
... way over priced, ya I know, we're just off Bourbon Street and people are lined up out the door, but I was not impressed. Turns out this was going to be the theme of the day. We went back to our room and started to do a little research for dinner, hoping to find something that would show the local flavor without going to the standbys. We chose a fairly new place a few blocks of the center of the French Quarter called "EAT", based on the Yelp reviews we read, and started the ...
... call him overgrown) man in denim dungarees! She sneakily took a few pictures while I was marvelling at the rocket. The reason for the rocket is something to do with Alabama working with NASA – or something. As you can tell, may brain is a little fuller now than it had been before, so I don’t remember every little detail anymore!
Next stop, BirmingHAM. Yep, that is how they say it. Not Birmingham like in the UK, but with ...