Monthly Archives: May 2015

Holiday USA – Day 15

Going home day. Went to the airport in New Orleans quite early / in plenty of time to catch the first plane to Atlanta. However the weather front (which caused chaos in Texas the day before) was expected in Atlanta … Continue reading

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Holiday USA – Day 14

Tried the local tram system which is extremely good. Ended up in the French Market area which is a combination of flea market and food court. Music everywhere here. Short stop at the local watering hole called Margaritaville A must … Continue reading

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Holiday USA – Day 13

Sunday. Church day for some. Not for us though. We were too early for the place we had decided upon for breakfast and had to wait for it to open. The wait was worth it though. The Bloody Marys were … Continue reading

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Holiday USA – Day 12

Left shortly after breakfast (excellent by the way) for New Orleans Quite a short drive compared to some of the other days. The hotel Maison Dupuy in the middle of the French quarter is great and is exactly what I … Continue reading

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Holiday USA -Day 11

Crossed Mississippi into New Orleans as planned. It is nice and hot (finally). Staying at the Oak Alley Plantation in La Vacherie (Louisiana). Fantastic place and really shows how life was in the 1800. We have our own “chalet” within … Continue reading

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Holiday USA – Day 10

Leaving Memphis to go further South. Bye Elvis and co. Heading directly South on Interstate 55 to Jackson before taking a right towards Natchez (Mississippi). A lot of miles and feeling a bit tired tonight. Nothing much to report. Drove … Continue reading

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Holiday USA – Day 9

Stayed in Memphis today. Obviously Graceland was top of the agenda and is a few meters away from the Heartbreak Hotel where we are staying. Started with Elvis’ house It started raining cats and dogs by then but we carried … Continue reading

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Holiday USA – Day 8

A long day today from Nashville Tennessee down to Alabama and across back to South Tennessee to Memphis. You cannot spend time in Tennessee without a quick visit to Jack Daniel A hundred miles South is the US Rocket and … Continue reading

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Holiday USA – Day 7

Today is rest day so to speak. No long distance driving. Whom am I kidding? Shopping is exhausting. Spent most of the morning downtown Nashville.   From one shop to the other. The offers are simply too good. Nashville is … Continue reading

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Holiday USA – Day 6

Quite a long trip today heading South / South East from St Louis. So we are leaving Route 66 which we followed from Chicago but now veers to the west.     A bit of a problem to start with … Continue reading

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