Round The World and other travels

A frequent flyer's collection of trip diaries

This is: American Double 2014


Prologue - Four Days, Four Continents

1 Thu 30 Oct 2014 Into position with EDI-LHR
2 Fri 31 Oct 2014 LHR-MAD-CMN and an introduction to Casablanca
3 Sat 01 Nov 2014 Casablanca (Central Market, Corniche, Royal Palace, Medina) and CMN-
4 Sun 02 Nov 2014    -DOH-JFK-BOS

Road Trip 1 - New England in the Fall

5 Mon 03 Nov 2014 A morning walk in downtown Boston, then transfer to Providence (RI State House, East Side, Brown University)
6 Tue 04 Nov 2014 Morning in Providence (downtown area, RISD museum) and on to Newport (Waterfront, Newport Mansions: The Breakers & Château-sur-Mer)
7 Wed 05 Nov 2014 Newport  (Tennis Museum, Newport Mansions: The Elms) to Hyannis (JFK Museum) and on to Provincetown
8 Thu 06 Nov 2014 At leisure in soggy Provincetown
9 Fri 07 Nov 2014 Provincetown to Boston (Kennedy Library) and BOS-CLT-MEM

Road Trip 2 - Biscuits, Blues and Barbecues

10 Sat 08 Nov 2014 Exploring Memphis (Historic Memphis walking tour, National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel)
11 Sun 09 Nov 2014 Exploring Memphis (Graceland, Downtown revisited, Majestic dinner)
12 Mon 10 Nov 2014 Driving the Music Highway, calling at Loveless Cafe and Belmont Mansion
13 Tue 11 Nov 2014 Fontanel Mansion, Prichard's Distillery, Farmers' Market, In-room picnic
14 Wed 12 Nov 2014 Exploring Nashville (Downtown area and Tennessee State Capitol, Second Avenue, gourmet lunch at Husk, Country Music Hall of Fame)
15 Thu 13 Nov 2014 Jack Daniel's distillery tour, Lynchburg lunch, and onwards to Chattanooga
16 Fri 14 Nov 2014 Exploring Chattanooga (Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, Lookout Mountain Incline Railway, Ruby Falls, downtown walk, two weddings and a dinner!)
17 Sat 15 Nov 2014 On to Atlanta (Delta Flight Museum, parting of the ways, evening drinks in a vaguely familiar-looking venue)
18 Sun 16 Nov 2014 A quick look around Atlanta (city centre walk, 'Inside CNN' studio tour) and ATL-
19 Mon 17 Nov 2014    -LHR-EDI 

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