5th August 2010: Atlanta

Today's temperature? 97°! O. M. G.!! ... planned for tourist wanderings in the morning with "Sarah and Friends" at night, but to be honest it was SO hot it was hard to be bothered with anything, but we did leave the hotel so that was a victory in itself!!

Sarah concert number 65
Solace Apartments  If I was going to live in Atlanta I think I'd pick here, just for the name! ;) Bank of America Plaza Bank of America Plaza  Most of the spire is covered in 23 karat (96 percent) gold leaf - wow ... decadent! The Varsity Diner
The Varsity Diner  Apparently the largest drive-in fast food restaurant in the world! World of Coca-Cola  Statue of John Pemberton, inventor of Coca-Cola World of Coca-Cola  Cooling down a  wee  bit with a coke World of Coca-Cola
Georgia Aquarium‎  the world's largest aquarium Centennial Olympic Park Centennial Olympic Park Centennial Olympic Park
Centennial Olympic Park  Statue of Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the International Olympic Committee Centennial Olympic Park  The park was partly paid for with thousands of bricks engraved with a short message bought for $35 and laid throughout the park Centennial Olympic Park Centennial Olympic Park
Centennial Olympic Park Centennial Olympic Park Centennial Olympic Park Centennial Olympic Park
Centennial Olympic Park Centennial Olympic Park  Running sculpture Centennial Olympic Park Centennial Olympic Park
Centennial Olympic Park  Symbolic olympiad torch Centennial Olympic Park  Billy Payne Statue, president and chief executive officer of the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games Centennial Olympic Park Centennial Olympic Park
Centennial Olympic Park  Fountain of Rings Centennial Olympic Park Centennial Olympic Park  Park Ampitheater Centennial Olympic Park
Atlanta skyline Walton Spring Park  Andrew Young Obelisk Walton Spring Park  Andrew Young Obelisk Walton Spring Park  Andrew Young Obelisk
Walton Spring Park  Statue of Andrew Young, former Atlanta Mayor and Civil Rights activist Hard Rock Cafe 191 Peachtree Tower Woodruff Park  Curved fountain
Flatiron Building  completed five years before New York's ... so there! ;) VSA arts of Georgia Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta  Change of hotels for tonight as this one is out of the town centre, but nearer tonights venue Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta
Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta  Peek-a-boo! Getting ready to go out Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta  the hotel offers a limo service to the venue ... impressive!! Chastain Park Amphitheater  yes I know I'm early, I'm always early!! ;)
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  suppport act von Grey, four sisters, ages ten to sixteen. Having won the opening slot at the cancelled Atlanta Lilith Fair Sarah asked them to open here instead Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  suppport act von Grey Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah watches suppport act von Grey Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah watches suppport act von Grey
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah watches suppport act von Grey Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Suppport act von Grey Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan with Melissa McClelland and Butterfly Boucher
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Luke Doucet Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Melissa McClelland Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan with Melissa McClelland
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan and band Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Butterfly Boucher
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan with Melissa McClelland and Butterfly Boucher Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan and Melissa McClelland Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan and Melissa McClelland Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan with Melissa McClelland and Butterfly Boucher
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Melissa McClelland and Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan and Luke Doucet Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Melissa McClelland Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan with Butterfly Boucher Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan with Melissa McClelland
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Butterfly Boucher Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan with Melissa McClelland Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan with Melissa McClelland and Luke Doucet
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan with Butterfly Boucher Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan and Luke Doucet Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah introduces her band
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah introduces her band Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah introduces her band Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan with Melissa McClelland Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan with Melissa McClelland
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan and band Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan and band Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan and band
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan
Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan and band Sarah and Friends at Chastain Park Amphitheater  Sarah McLachlan and band wingatebywyndhamatlanta6