A Random Trip – Eleven Hours Drive – Great City
Last Minute Decision – One Wonderful Weekend.
warning: this is a image heavy post
The boyfriend and I decided to drive 11 hours to Atlanta for the weekend – a last minute decision taken at 7 pm. In between finding a hotel for
packing, and driving all night – everything was very much worth it.
I made sure we had plenty of snacks.
before you travel (by air or road).
Our friend was very kind to let us crash at his place, entertain us, and be a tour guide as well. While I was happy walking around the CNN center and excited to spot Nepal’s flag, my friends preferred to jump and fly.
It was little humid but overall a beautiful day to walk around downtown. Apparently, the ferris wheel is new here but we chose to enjoy the view of the city from
, revolving on the 73rd floor.
was going on so we did some people watching as well.
Don’t forget to stop by the
. They have an extensive drink menu (a booklet that takes some serious reading) and some really authentic desserts imported from Italy.
The boyfriend & I walked around Little Five Points, a hipsterish area with graffiti, record/novelties/used clothes stores, coffee shops etc.
We brunched at
, a recommendation from my friend
Laura @ sprint2thetable
. This place had the best fried cheese grits.
A good chunk of Sunday afternoon was spent at the Georgia Tech as the boys reminisced their time at the architecture school.
I was kind of bummed that it rained and we could not go to
or the food truck, however, I was so happy to make a quick stop at the mall to meet
and her lovely mother and the wonderful daughter.
And soon before we realized – it was time for another 11 hours drive back home.
We also ate at an Indian restaurant called
– by far the most delicious Indian food in my experience. Expect a little chaos, at least half an hour wait but the food is worth every bite. Chicken 65 & bhagaray baigan was my most favorite dish of all and if you are a beef eater – I hear the Nihari here is just wonderful.
How was your Labor day weekend?
Have you been to Atlanta before?
In the past – we randomly flew to
Boston for 30 hours