Back to My Travel Photos
Last year, before the girls moved in, I had started doing posts with the pictures I had from when I traveled for a living. I still long for that time and so I decided to pull them back out and finish what I started.
Today we head to Little Rock, Arkansas and a day that I will always remember fondly. It was Mother’s Day, so Edith and I headed out to enjoy the day. The weather was gorgeous and Little Rock is a very clean and beautiful city.
Little Rock sits on the Arkansas River and is the birthplace of President Bill Clinton. There are reminders of that throughout the city, one of which is “President Clinton Ave.,” which was where we started our day. It was about 10:30 on a Sunday morning and we decided we would have brunch before we spent a lot of time walking around. We found a place called “Boscos” that was open and headed in. Boy oh boy! Were we happy immediately.
We seated ourselves at the bar and these guys greeted us. Alrighty then!
We started out by ordering a Bloody Mary and Eggs Benedict and a bartender. Oops, did I say that? Well, these guys were awesome, not only to look at, but they were very entertaining. The whole place was. The atmosphere was great and so we stayed….and stayed….and stayed.
These two jazz musicians kept the music going and were a joy to listen to.
This young man cooked some awesome food and was entertaining to watch as well.
They actually served beer to go in these bottles which really surprised me. I didn’t know that you could get beer to go from any bar anywhere and especially on Sunday. I just enjoyed watching him fill the bottles. Oh, did I say that too?
Since it was Mother’s Day, our bartender delivered long stemmed roses to each of the ladies at the bar. Did I mention how he delivered them? Oh my goodness!
Well, I just had to throw in one more photo of our bartender. I think this was taken after I paid the bill and added a tip that far exceeded the amount of the bill. Believe me when I say he earned every penny of it since he and his fellow bartender entertained us for about three hours. Oh, I was supposed to be showing you the city.
Located along the scenic south shore of the Arkansas River, is Little Rock’s River Market District. It spans the length of President Clinton Avenue and encompasses a 10-block area of the city. The Riverfest Ampitheatre is located here and with a spectacular view of the river, plays host to multiple events each year. Did I mention that it was in walking distance of Boscos?
We considered going for a ride in the horse drawn carriages, but at $60.00 an hour, we couldn’t afford it, especially after the huge tip I left at Boscos!
I did get to get up close enough to pet the horse and take some pictures though.
The Blue Line Trolley was well worth the ride. The driver was a very sweet tour guide and showed us all of the important places as it rolled through town. I can’t remember too much about the things she pointed out because of my extended stay at Boscos though.
A few photos I took walking down the street. It really is a pretty city.
There had been quite a bit of flooding that year so the river was way up above it’s normal level.
Well, that’s about it for Little Rock. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Boscos, I mean Little Rock. Very nice city with really nice bartenders, I mean people. lol If you ever get a chance, I would highly recommend a visit.