It was Day 2 in Gatlinburg, and we were all pretty worse for wear after our weirdly brilliant night out. I spent the rest of the trip not being able to move my neck because I had insisted on sleeping on a huge stack of pillows. But anyway, following on from my last post, here’s a… Continue reading Trek America Day 3: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Having survived Birmingham’s Fright Furnace, it was time to head off to Tennessee! One of our stops was at Fort Loudoun, which was once a British colonial-era fort and had been reconstructed to look just like it…
Day One: Birmingham, Alabama It’s the first day of our Trek! My night out in New Orleans had bested me, and I spent the first few hours experiencing the terrible mix of being half drunk, half hungover. Our Trek Leader, Glenn, arrived at our spooky old townhouse (see previous post) at 7.30am and we… Continue reading Trek America Day 1: Birmingham, Alabama
After a good couple of years of researching and saving, I finally got to take my first trip to the USA with Trek America. Trek America have been running group tours through the USA since 1972, and they definitely know their stuff. My sister and I opted for the 8 day Deep South BLT (Budget… Continue reading Trek America: Deep South BLT!