Posts Tagged “America”


by David on June 1, 2008

Last year we went to southern Spain – I’d only been up north previously, around Barcelona, Pamplona and Bilbao and I was a little unsure about flying down too close the the Costas but it turned out to be a (…)

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The Lorraine Motel

by David on April 12, 2008

A while back I visited the Lorraine motel, Memphis, where Martin Luther King was assassinated. The Lorraine Motel, Memphis The motel was bought in 1982 by the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foundation to house the excellent National Civil Rights (…)

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Washington Post

by David on March 13, 2006

Summer hols booked. Or anyway, flight to Washington (DC) and car hire for road trip to Memphis. We’re looking at running down the Alleghenies for some white water rafting, something Helen first persuaded me to do in 2001 (shortly before 9/11), on the Ocoee River, part of the the Atlanta Olympics course, in Tennessee. We rafted again in Spain in 2002, when we stayed in the Parador de Vielha; I bounced out of the dinghy that time.