Andy and Rachel's Travels Posts

August 24, 2016 / / NW USA & Canada
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August 22, 2016 / / NW USA & Canada
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August 16, 2016 / / NW USA & Canada
July 5, 2015 / / Deep South USA

We are on the final stage of our Deep South road trip. The journey from New Orleans took a lot longer than we expected due to taking a detour at Pensacola onto the coast road, hoping for a long drive…

June 30, 2015 / / Deep South USA

To drive from Memphis to New Orleans we crossed the whole state of Mississippi along a very monotonous Interstate 55. The road is pretty much bounded on both sides by trees making an endless corridor of concrete, which stretched on…

June 27, 2015 / / Deep South USA

As we travelled west on Interstate 40 from Nashville the landscape became flatter as we moved into the area of Tennessee given over to agriculture; a complete contrast to the eastern mountains. Tennessee is divided into three distinct regions –…

June 23, 2015 / / Deep South USA

Batter’d & Fried is a quirky looking chicken and fish restaurant (or ‘joint’) just a few blocks from where we are now living in an upmarket residential area just two miles outside the city, called East Nashville. I mention it,…

June 18, 2015 / / Deep South USA

It’s great to be back in North America. We are exploring a completely different part of our favourite holiday destination – we are in the Deep South, embarking on a road trip that will take in seven states. This time it’s mostly about music…