Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Cleveland
Travel Blogs from Cleveland
... Well after 5pm the city of Tupelo, birthplace of Elvis Presley appeared in our bug splattered windscreen. The priority was to get to Tombigbee State Park outside of town about 10 miles. Tombigbee was a paradise of lakes and trees and if paradise could sport an RV park, by golly, it had one of those too. The spot we secured was so agreeably rustic, so teeming with natural beauty that on a whim we decided to stay an extra day. The "spare" day we did little except ...
We arrived in Clarksdale, the home of the Delta Blues and Morgan Freemanīs club, Club Zero with not much of an idea of what the town had to offer, but it was in the travel guide and so we set about exploring.
Clarksdale, like a lot of the Mississippi isnīt a rich area and this was obvious by the city centre. It was the place time ...
... by the owner of the Cat Head. Would you believe we hear a slightly familiar accent when the waitress talks to us - when we ask Meghan is half Australian, half Canadian. Partner to a Mississippian, she moved to Clarksdale from Melbourne. What a cultural shock that must have been. She says she is the only person in town who rides a bike and the locals don't ask how are you but who are you? Nevertheless she likes it and things ...
... like it. The fried chicken was just okay, the mashed potatoes were "just add water," as was the gravy, and the green beans were out of a can.
This is pretty standard for food on this trip. Some of it is done well, and some is done thoughtlessly, often in the same restaurant, often on the same plate. Is the Delta a good place to eat? That’s a tough question--there are some things that I had that were incredibly ...
... I knew everything there was to know about this case, but evidently not. The story that I knew, and which I tell my students, is that Emmett Till, a 14 year old Chicagoan, whistled at Carolyn Bryant in a grocery store in Money. Two days later, he was pulled out of bed by JW Milam and Carolyn Bryant’s husband Roy, taken to a barn in Sunflower County and beaten by the two men, then shot on the banks of the Tallahatchie and thrown into the river with a gin ...
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- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility