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Category: Georgia

Marietta, Georgia

Marietta is a little town with a big history. The theme for this round of Georgia journeying seemed to be…

Conversations from the South

The one thing I’ve found over years of travel is that after a while, places begin to look the same,…

Johnny from Georgia

Johnny liked to talk. I’d already passed him a couple of times on my way to and from stores and…

Little Five Points

The one thing I’ve found over years of travel is that after a while, places begin to look the same,…

Carroll Street Cafe

Carroll Street in Cabbagetown is so small and obscure that if you blink, you’d miss its small shops and restaurants….

Cabbagetown

You can see it from the Oakland Cemetery, it’s reputed to have some of the more eclectic and varied restaurants…

Krog Street Tunnel, Atlanta

Aliens, ninjas, kids playing in the snow, zombies, social messages, advertising — all can be found plastered on the walls…

Six Feet Under

Lemonade and oysters… I’m not sure I was an average customer given the surprised look I received from the server….

The Angels of Oakland Cemetery

If you’ve ever seen the Doctor Who episode Blink, you’ll do a double take to make sure you’re not being…

Stone Mountain, Georgia

The first stop on the Georgia Driving Adventures was Stone Mountain National Park, just a quick 15-mile jaunt outside Atlanta….

Georgia Driving Adventures

“It’s 1:30am. Your rental was for 9am yesterday.” “I know. You wouldn’t believe the travel day I’ve had.” “We already…

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