Walking In Memphis August 24th 2017 We are in this area to visit Memphis, but the Shack Up Inn is 80 miles south of there, so we have treated our visit as a day trip.
Our main target in Memphis was the National Civil Rights Museum, built in the Lorraine Motel where Dr Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968. It was superb. When we bought our tickets we were told it would take around 2 hours. We took almost 5!!! And still didn ... read more
North America » United States » Tennessee Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Pip & Paul
We are now both retired, Paul for nearly 12 months - Oct '15 - and Pip just so - Aug '16.
Married for 37 years we have always enjoyed travelling but have been limited by being employed and the limits that has on how much holiday we could take.
Despite that we have got quite a few miles under our belts - several USA road trips, many 'city breaks' and some large travel company trips, Peru, Africa safari, Uzbekistan.
But now is the time to let our wings really fly.... full info