Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Dalliance with Dallas – Part 2

The marathon is coming to an end.  This blog ends with us boarding the plane for home.  Thanks for staying with me to the end. The JFK experience had rather numbed our senses and it was well into the evening … Continue reading

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A Dalliance with Dallas – Part 1

Thanks for staying with the story.  This is the last leg of our roadtrip and it started with 135 miles on Interstate 10 out of New Orleans past Baton Rouge and onwards to Lafayette. For nearly all the route, the … Continue reading

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New Orleans – for the First Time

Frenchmen Street and a few adjacent streets in New Orleans are lined with bars, restaurants and clubs.  Almost all have live music and you can walk from one to another, space permitting, at your own speed.  To facilitate this constant … Continue reading

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Farewell to the Temple and Way Down Yonder to New Orleans

It was too good to last.  We knew it was time to say our farewells to the temple of the grandchildren.  It had been a great visit but nearly three weeks with Henry and Beatrix had to come to an … Continue reading

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A Look Around Little Rock

During our second full week in Little Rock there was time to visit some of its attractions, particularly in the Downtown area. One attraction that is not there, and as is all too typical of big cities in the US, … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Ozark Mountains – Part 2

This blog follows on from where Part 1 left off. The next day was to be for outdoor activities.  We drove to a nearby campsite on creek of the White River where there was canoeing and kayaking for the family.  … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Ozark Mountains – Part 1

The Ozark Mountains stretch from North Eastern Arkansas to Southern Missouri.  They are more like high hills rather than real mountains and are criss-crossed by rivers and lakes.  They appeal to walkers, canoeists and fishermen.  But the big attraction of … Continue reading

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