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From November 2013, when we sold our house in San Jose, California, to April 2014, when we boarded a ship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to take us to England, we drove across the US, taking a southern route, and explored some interesting places. Continue reading USA Videos

“I’m going to Memphis, Memphis Tennessee…”

Well we went to Memphis last March, partly because it was on our route, and partly because I really wanted to see Beale Street and the home of the blues. We had just spent two glorious weeks in New Orleans, steeping ourselves in the live music venues of Frenchman Street, and I was really looking forward to something similar in Memphis. Continue reading “I’m going to Memphis, Memphis Tennessee…”

Throw me something, Mister!

I didn’t know what to expect of New Orleans. It was a mythical place full of history, music, colour, many races, food, corruption, terrible hurricanes and floods, awful stories of loss, strength, heroism, mismanagement, and ultimately regeneration.

SeaLife DC1400

Continue reading Throw me something, Mister!

The Truth about Southern Hospitality!

This post was inspired by Bruce, owner of Jaco’s Tacos in Jackson Mississippi. Thank you for your company and true Southern hospitality, Bruce! (scroll to the end of this post to read more about Bruce!)

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Danila with Bruce of Jaco’s Tacos

Continue reading The Truth about Southern Hospitality!

Hail Nyx!

This is just a very short post to thank Brian and Maddie

Nyx Supporters Brian and Maddie

who we met in the street, waiting for the parades. Brian’s wife Kaye was on float number 5, in the Krewe of Nyx, Continue reading Hail Nyx!