Mississippi Following our whistlestop tour of Memphis, it was time to move on. We were essentially following the Mississippi River south along route 61, ‘The Blues Highway’ to Clarkesdale, the ‘Home of the Blues’. We travelled for about 60 miles- across the Mississippi Delta which is miles upon miles of farm land. The wind was … More Tracks of the Deep South; A DIY roadtrip- Part 6, Mississippi
Walking in Memphis… Our drive to Memphis was just over 3 hours long, and we were pleased to arrive at our hotel, on the outskirts of Memphis early, yet be able to check into our room. We had a quick change and got a cab into town. We only had one day afternoon/evening in Memphis … More Tracks of the Deep South; A DIY roadtrip- Part 5, Memphis
Nashville, TN For as long as I can remember, as a musician it’s been on my radar to visit Nashville. Keefy is the same. It’s kind of been in our minds we must visit, but I’ll be honest we had no idea what to expect. So – on arrival to Nashville, our first 30 mins … More Tracks of the Deep South; A DIY roadtrip- Part 4, Nashville
Lynchburg, Tennessee From Chickamauga, we headed north 1.5 hours to the small town of Lynchburg. Some of you may recognise the name of Lynchburg, TN from a very famous American Export bottle….. Jack Daniels! Whilst we both enjoy a tipple of the JD Honey and JD Tennesse fire from time to time, we’re not too … More Tracks of the Deep South. A DIY roadtrip. Part 3 ; Lynchburg TN
Chattanooga, Tennesse Our drive from Stone Mountain Park to Chattanooga took just 2.5 hours- on paper this is a tiny distance compared to the equivalent in UK. Despite the short distance, many things have changed as we crossed the state line from Georgia into Tennessee, as each state has its own set of rules, and … More Tracks of the Deep South. A DIY roadtrip. Part 2; Chattanooga
Our arrival into Atlanta, Georgia was delayed but it didn’t matter to us- we were HERE! We travelled by cab to our hotel, arriving just before midnight, showered and went straight to bed. By 3am, our English body clocks were in full blown time to wake up mode- this always happens to us in the … More Tracks of the Deep South. A DIY roadtrip. Part 1; Atlanta
It’s no secret how much Keith and I adore our trips to the USA, and we both heartily agree that we have missed these trips tremendously during these past 2 years of the pandemic. We plan ahead sometimes two years at a time and when the pandemic hit, like everyone our travel plans were halted, … More The Thin Red Line; preparing to travel to the USA post pandemic.