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... was on the roundabout and b. no one really knows how to use them so I could have been confused for a local. I've since become rather used to driving this way and coming home will take some readjusting. Working in feet and inches has been a significant learning curve that has pushed my brain to work a little ********* the math side. I have worked out that not converting between metric and imperial is the answer and working with imperial measurements (despite my ...
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
... Louisiana and sugarcane fields. Midway through the middle of nowhere I saw a sign "New Iberia, 20 miles". I know what this means - Tabasco Country! We googled it and realized the Tabasco Factory was just 10 miles to our south. "Quick, turn right at the next turn" my navigator says. Avery Island, the home of Tabasco, sits atop a salt dome that is believed to be over 20,000 feet deep. This same salt is used in the processing of the sauce as well. Fun place to visit if you're ...
Written by Beyers edited by Lisa!:
In the morning we head down towards the Deep South to Alabama. The welcome centre is once again not too dissimilar to many we have seen so far, apart from the fact that they have a huge rocket! Being a boy, I loved seeing the rocket, but you can't go in or anything, it is basically just a statue.
For Lisa, more excitingly, was the fact that we saw a grown (he was rather large – so ...