Homewood Suites by Hilton Memphis Germantown
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... to make trips where we can explore other lands and cultures.
Ashim, our wonderful and highly competent Indian guide, encouraged us not to make comparisons with our lives in the United States as we traveled through Northern India, but to observe and absorb Indian culture and be content with learning how the huge number of Indian people live their lives. It’s very difficult to empty one’s mind of the prejudices ingrained from a life in the West, but we ...
... everyone. We’ve racked our brains as to the identity of this travel writer. Was it John Steinbeck in Travels With Charley or his stories about Doc Ricketts, one of Bill Bryson’s or Paul Theroux’s books, or one of the numerous books we’ve read about people who have walked or biked across the United States or walked the Appalachian or Pacific Coast trails? So far our search for the source has been fruitless; if you ...
... as part of our human culture. This wonder of our existence and the desire to find understanding, meaning, and purpose is to us the common denominator for all religions, philosophies, and even the driving force for science.
In our first posting for this trip, we shared the following lyrics from one of our favorite hymns:
My country’s skies are bluer than the ocean,
... of peace for their land and for mine.
For us, the words of this song capture the essence of the answer we’ve tried to formulate in response to our friends’ queries. We've found that traveling with the aim to meet and interact with people of other cultures, while not always comfortable, usually ends up ...
For years I have received catalogs from a company called Earthwatch which does scientific expeditions around the world with an eye toward saving species, plants, and as its name implies: the Earth. Finally I found one I could not resist and bless his heart, Barry agreed to go. And when my good friend Beverly Hammond heard of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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