After a double loop around the exit ramps while I tried to figure out which way West was on the map, we headed out to Opryland. THe area Huge Huge The will call line was well marked, and we walked up, waited in line for seconds and were out in minutes. Nice. The show Garrison… Continue reading The Grand Ole Opry and Opryland Adventure
Lunch at Noshville, a New-York style deli with lovely pickled tomatoes and new pickles. I had the pastrami, and yes, it was good like the dude said. Bette had the liverwurst sandwich, and Sara, who was not hungry, had a HUGE turkey sub, and saved most of it in the cooler. Good, but a pastrami… Continue reading Nashville – Lunch, Pool Time and Vanderbilt U.
We woke at 4:30AM to get ready to hit the breakfast bar at 5:00 (conveniently opened early by a VERY accommodating management) and had some carbs. At 7:00, we headed onto Broadway, left this time, and walked past the beautiful campus of Vanderbilt University, with Corny’s statue right on Broadway. We made a note to… Continue reading The Country Music Marathon 2007
We arrive finally to the Hampton Inn Nashville/Vanderbilt on West End Ave and check in. Room is good, let’s go! Across the street, as if by Divine Providence is an Italian restaurant, Amerigo. Carbs here we come. First we need to pick up goodie bags, chips, bibs, etc. Lots of stuff. The desk clerk gives… Continue reading Nashville – Packets and Carbs
We left Woodstock at 6PM Thursday nite. We stopped at a Steak and Shake in Bloomington for dinner, and arrived in Indy close to midnight. Up bright and early, and after the breakfast bar, headed out. The stretch of I-65 seemed much busier than the trip the night before. Maybe it was so late. Pulled… Continue reading The Road to Nashville