Birmingham Journals

An African Reunion in England

A December 2007 trip to Birmingham by Linda Hoernke

German Christmas Market Photo, Birmingham, England More Photos
Quote: Birmingham became a center for the visual arts in the 19th century. The history and architecture behind this area is worth a trip from London.

A Brief Visit of Birmingham

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German Christmas Market Photo, Birmingham, England
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Looked forward to meeting my girlfriend in Minneapolis to catch our flight to Amsterdam with a connection to our final destination, Birmingham, England. Going to a reunion to meet up with some of the people I had traveled to Africa with earlier this year. Got through security to find the plane was delayed by 1 ½ hours. My friends plane from Montana was also delayed but we met up in Minneapolis to catch our flight into Amsterdam 15 minutes before the flight took off.Flew all night and just could not get comfortable so didn’t get much sleep. Spent two hours in the Amsterdam airport before our last flight connection to Birmingham. Our host picked us up and it was a 45 minute drive to his house....Read More