Gaining Perspective – National Civil Rights Museum

There are moments in history that stand out on the timeline of world events. On April 4, 1968, the world would be forever changed by the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Our short time in Memphis limited our ability to tour the National Civil Rights Museum, but we still carved out time for a visit to the site of this heinous act against humanity. On a Sunday morning, we found the museum closed, but there are still plenty of outdoor exhibits to make a visit educational and worthwhile. For us, it was gaining perspective about the life of a man who helped [...]

By |2021-11-09T04:38:45-06:00November 19th, 2021|Memphis, Southeast, Tennessee|4 Comments

Watchful Eyes – Memphis Zoo

The current pandemic has wreaked havoc on our usual approach to travel. 2020 saw most sites closed or severely restricted. 2021 has brought some softening, which means that we were able to resume visits to major cities. For many years, we have had watchful eyes on a chance to visit Memphis, Tennessee. One of our itineraries would bring us close to the "Birthplace of Rock and Roll". With only one day to see as much as possible, we had to narrow down our must-see list. Topping the list was the Memphis Zoo, which is home to some species not found in zoological parks [...]

By |2021-10-13T03:48:12-06:00October 22nd, 2021|Memphis, Southeast, Tennessee|6 Comments
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