Tag Archives: USA

Souvenir 19?? (We think 87)

Got to rack my brains to remember the date. In any case it is a long time ago. No grey hair… A short trip to visit my friends in Philadelphia’s area.  

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It might not be over yet

Unlikely though.   However, according to the US Constitution, chosen electors of the Electoral College are the real people who will vote for president, when they meet on Dec. 19 in their respective state capitals.   However, there is nothing … Continue reading

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Frightening stuff

Article on November 9th We thought the United States would step back from the abyss. We believed, and the polls led us to feel sure, that Americans would not, in the end, hand the most powerful office on earth to … 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 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 5

Today is a short trip to St Louis and the Mississippi river. So there was plenty of time to look around Springfield and in particular the Abraham Lincoln museum which was well worth it. Then down on Interstate 55 South … Continue reading

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Holiday USA – Day 4

A fairly easy day today, but the beginning of our trip to the south. To start with, we follow Route 66. Today only to Springfield (Illinois) via Pontiac and other such famous names. Arrived in Springfield in time for lunch … Continue reading

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