Thursday, September 15, 2011

Bus Station



The Greyhound Bus Station has been at this location for as long as I can remember. In fact, when I was a college student (back in the olden days) and couldn't find a ride home with one of my friends, I used to ride the bus from Tallahassee to Jacksonville. It took forever though because the bus took the scenic route instead of the interstate and stopped in every little town along the way.

13 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

It's a clean modern bus station!Wonderful shot!
Léia

Abraham Lincoln said...

I used to go from Ohio to Arizona on one of these buses. It took two night and three days. Also stopped at each town and would stop and pick up passengers standing along the roads.

SRQ said...

I took Greyhound a couple of times when I was in college too. It served as motivation for me to get a good paying job to afford to buy my own car, gasoline and insurance.

Jim Klenke said...

I used to love riding Greyhound as a kid, but I loved all of the little stops along the way. I was in no hurry.

Ms. Moon said...

I took the route once and it was one of the best few hours of my life. The bus wasn't half full and it rained and people slept and somehow it was just a magical and enchanting ride through the tiny towns of north Florida.

Kaori said...

I've never been on the greyhound but have always wanted to! ;D

Mama-Bug said...

I remember taking the greyhound from Tallahassee to Alabama several times. I didn't have my own car back then!

Darla said...

It has been there as long as I can remember too..

Jacob said...

Hi Lois...thanks for the welcome back!

This is an icon from long ago...I haven't seen a Greyhound bus station in years! But I too remember them as ubiquitous on the highways. I took one from Des Moines to a little town in Minnesota when I was about 13 - a few hundred miles took 12 hours!!

Nice shot. Hope that all is well with you and your family!

Halcyon said...

I only took the Greyhound once in my life from OKC to Tulsa. I think I sat next to a smelly person and decided it wasn't for me. :)

biebkriebels said...

Greyhound sounds so exciting. I used to read about it long ago, you could get a bus and drive through the whole US. I always wanted to do so, but I never did.

Jack said...

This is much nicer than any other Greyhound station I can remember. I could get snobby about bus rides, but for those who need them, and even for me on a few occasions when it was the way to travel, we are lucky to have them.

forgetmenot said...

I haven't been on a Greyhound Bus since I was a kid--great (and inexpensive ) way to see the country. Have a nice weekend. Mickie :)