Missouri – Show Me State!

Above:  Fulton MO.  The National Churchill Museum.  Photo includes part of The Berlin Wall, a church moved, brick by brick from London and Winston Churchill’s Statue Two Hours West of St Louis and you find.....Whilst researching a route back to St Louis, I...

Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock Loitering! Civil Rights in Little Rock Little Rock saw several key moments during the Civil Rights era.  The most famous being the stand and suffering of 9 African Americans in 1957 during the era of segregation at Little Rock Central High School.  Today...

‘Drive By’ tourism

continued…Avoiding Drive By TourismFirst the destination.  Too often the poorer destinations reap little benefit from their tourism industry.  Visitors fly in on foreign airlines with foreign package touring companies, stay in chain hotels and often literally...

About Me

<It’s all go!   –     << Key to St Catherines Monastery, Sinai –       At the very ‘bottom’ of Africa       With 2 favorites, Churchill and FDR in Washington DC>  Apologies – but this is the obligatory ‘About Me’ section Travel, transport,...

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