is next door to this place:
Here’s a blow-up in case you don’t get it:
They really are next to each other! See that TNT billboard in both pictures?
Or there’s the temple of the golden arches:
The first two were on I-75 between Lexington and Knoxville; the last one was in Knoxville.
On my way from Nashville, TN to Lexington, KY, I pass through Bowling Green, KY, which is the home of the Historic Railpark and Train Museum. The highlight of the museum is a restored train of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad, which operated trains through Bowling Green up until the 1970s. They’ve also restored …
Before leaving Memphis, I took a stroll through Tom Lee Park. The park is located on the riverbank of the Mississippi River, between the I-40 and I-55 bridges.
Here’s the I-40 bridge, known as the Hernando de Soto Bridge:
And here’s the I-55 bridge, known as the Memphis & Arkansas Bridge:
The pyramid is a bit east …
There are tons of churches in Little Rock. Literally, one on every block.
They range from the humble:
to the ornate:
The latter one even has a topiary!
The former church was across the street from Little Rock Central High (and next to the turquoise house); the latter church was off the I-40 as I headed toward Memphis.
Little Rock Central High School is famous for being the high school that was the first to desegregate, in a showdown between President Eisenhower and Governor Orval Faubus.
This place is like a castle. I’ve never seen a high school as massive or ornately decorated as this.
They even have a reflecting pool! My high …
Strange food, apparently.
In California, we have Panda Express. Arkansas prefers full service, apparently.
Guess it’s the Southern hospitality.
And Burger King serves Carolina and Texas BBQ sandwiches.
I was actually really looking forward to this—thought I would get some pulled pork from BK. Turns out they just mean a …
About a third of the way between Texarkana and Little Rock, AR, is a little town called Hope.
So let’s go visit the birthplace of Bill Clinton!
That plaque, by the way, is affixed to…a bathroom.
Here’s the house!
Did he swing on this swing?
Did he eat in this kitchen?