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
... production, visit Sloss Furnaces, now a historic monument site, preserved iron plant, mind-boggling scale, complexity, hard labour. Drive through "heaviest corner" four high rise at an intersection were once the world's biggest. Kelly Miler Park, memorial to birth of Civil Rights movement, 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, Civil Rights Institute visit, very interesting, emotional, enlightening. Relive Martin Luther King's great speech. Such an important time in history, ...
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 ...