Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Day Trippers -- ATL Edition -- Part 1

Last week J. L. and I celebrated our 2-year anniversary and decided to take a day trip, turned two day trip, down to Atlanta. Let me tell you, folks,  we had a fabulous time!


Despite leaving at 6:30 in the morning, we were pretty excited.
This was apparently the amount of excitement I could muster that early in the morning. 

After driving for four hours (plus traffic) and enjoying some of the best tunes XM Satellite Radio had to offer, we finally arrived and went exploring and discovered this great little pub:

 Pretty, right?

 The inside

I highly recommend the fish and chips!

I'm not sure if there is a European area in Atlanta or if we just happened to be surrounded by Europeans that day, but we sat next to a family from France and I enjoyed eavesdropping and translating. (Don't judge me. It makes me feel like I have a super power and I'm not ashamed!)

After that, we ran into a lovely Irish man named Damieon who took this picture for us:


We loved his accent and agreed that visiting the UK needs to be on our "to do soon" list. (Oh to be rich. Boo.)
We spent some time looking around the area and, per my friend-of-a-friend's suggestion, did not take the MARTA (pictured) mass transit into down town. I felt this was a wise choice for several reasons, but mostly because we were able to enjoy the sunshine by walking around in the perfect Spring weather.

Next time on Day Trippers -- ATL Edition:
The Aquarium
A Dog Show
Two Urban Licks
Ikea!

Happy Tuesday!

11 comments:

Jamie said...

I love road trips like this - no better way to see the world around us.

Sarah said...

Congrats on two years together! You guys are super cute together. Trips together are so fun!

Jennifer Rose said...

quit coming to atlanta and being 5 minutes from me without telling me!

kenzie said...

cute! i love daytrips. you guys are adorable. i've never been to atlanta but it looks like you had fun! i'll have to go someeedaaayyyy.

Diana Mieczan said...

Road trips are the best and I love those photos. Have a great day, my dear
Kisses

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Carol {Everyday Delights} said...

How fun! I've heard ATL is a really fun and young city!

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Mary Nevin said...

i had no idea you were in my neck of the woods!! how awesome!! email me next time before you go and i'll give you the insider scoop on where to go, and yes, the aquarium is a tourist spot that is well worth visiting!!! :)

tinajo said...

Congrats and it looks like you had a great time! :-)

Lynn {hearted girl} said...

awe happy anniversary month you two! the trip looks like a blast and isn't it the best when they get spontaneously extended like that?! heck ya!

i love the interior of that pub...um, and the awesome fish n'chips platter. i know it's not lunchtime yet but i'd mow that down in a flash! cheers to a great bunch of pics and the next installment. ♥

Jeri Lynne said...

Happy Anniversary! That restaurant looks so cool! It is a sneaky thing to be able to translate foreign conversations when they don't realize you can. To celebrate some more, please accept The Versatile Blogger Award from my blog to yours! Just come on over and grab it and have a wonderful week!