DAY 77: KEYS…

Around my neck I carry the keys to the world. Antique keys that I seek out whenever I’m in another city that speaks to my soul. Old and rusty, strange and curious shapes, from eras and possibly buildings, belonging to people, that are long gone. An intricate and ornate, swirling, gold plated key from the…

TRAVELOGUE: DAY 14 – HOUSTON…

For photos of this post, click here. And so here we are. The final day of this current adventure. Another 9 hour train ride has landed me back in Houston, where I have 24 hours until my departure. My hurried quest to find a cheap but reasonably decent hotel has placed me in chain food,…

NEW ORLEANS: DAY 11…

Fore corresponding photos click here. My final day in this gift of a city. Let’s make it a good one. My first mission of the day was a little shopping errand, via breakfast. Back to Bywater to collect as many Mexican Folk items as my budget and luggage capacity will allow. The shop, the Bargain…

NEW ORLEANS : DAY 10…

For corresponding photos click here. It’d occurred to me that whilst here, and for all the amazing local foods I’d eaten, in so many casual, varied places I’d not yet been to a traditional American diner / breakfast grill. So my first stop yesterday was…The Grill! It was rated as the best of its kind…