Birmingham / Pelham Travelodge
Travel Blogs from Pelham
... 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 ...
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
... been made, sat in a cooler case and then nuked and it still was flakey and tender. (By the way it is now the 7th but it is just still a very long day to us) We board a "puddle-jumper" plane to Pisa and arrive late that evening without incident on our trip (yay!). I get euros (the smart sister already had them) and we go in search of a taxi for the trip to the hotel Verdi ...
... 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 ...