Showing posts from March, 2008

Travel Georgia

From Augusta to Gainesville, the state of Georgia has so much to offer. Awesome Augusta More than just an annual gathering for the Masters Tournament and a "pass-through" to Charleston, Augusta is becoming a vacation destination. Over the past few years, this once-sleepy town on the Savannah River has become a vibrant bed of activity with a revitalized downtown that features the Riverwalk, a spruced-up area of greenspace that features a path that runs alongside the river and a modern amphitheater. Augusta is a hit with music lovers like me. I enjoyed strolling down James Brown Boulevard, which features a statue of the music legend. Just seeing this replica of Brown reminded me of the time I literally bumped into to the Godfather of Soul. I said, "Hi," and he replied with his trademark, "Ha!" behind his dark sunglasses. While I was in awe of anything that had to do with James Brown, my family was impressed with the Augusta Museum of History and Fort Discove

Ignoring Transportation

I wrote an op-ed on the transportation situation in the Atlanta metropolitan area: AJC Gwinnett News Indeed this is a local piece, but it reiterates the point that the metro area can become a tourist destination if it would get its act together on transportation.