Travel Blogs from Athens
... We were two miles from the Walmart when the wipers stopped working for some reason. And the rain was still coming down! Maggie exclaimed: "Oh no, not again!" Fortunately, they started again after one mile. Hopefully, they'll work all the way home Sunday as more rain is in the ...
... to find someone who had met Craig and didn't instantly respect and love him.
My first thoughts were for Melinda, the band, the crew and friends who had known Craig much longer and better than we. Everyone is shattered by the news. Craig was a Trucker, he was a HUGE personality in the local area and worldwide... It just seems so surreal.
Craig's favourite was Maker's Mark whiskey so in memory, many shots we drank in Athens yesterday... Lets ...
... lost a pillar of its musical community, and the world is always a darker person when one of the good ones is taken from it. The house band upstairs just got a little bit louder.
Everyone was understandably shocked, but we knew the show would go on, we spent the afternoon doing what we do best, drinking in Trappeze! Drive-By Truckers are all great people and knew that the show had to go on. So, we ended up in the 40 Watt with no real idea what ...
... and John from Scotland and tucked ourselves up in our giant American bed... it was so good to be back in the South.
This morning we woke around 10:30 and got showered. The plan was to go to the bridge from REM's Murmur album cover but due to ******* down rain (English weather has followed us!) we decided on just going to Weaver D's for fried chicken.
Weaver D's is where REM got the name for the album Automatic For The People, it is also a legendary place in Georgia ...
... as the journey time never seemed to decrease. The landing was so smooth I only noticed when wheels hit tarmac! Queues for immigration, my bag nearly last off the plane as usual. Soon we were in the SUV and heading up i85 playing spot the amusing sign. Athens arrival at last, epically big rooms! Chilling now before the madness ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed