Freedom, as I have mentioned before, is my most cherished possession. Especially freedom to travel, to explore, to seek new horizons. When I travel, I open my mind, my eyes and…
You see, just finding the Poor Monkey Lounge isn't easy. I asked directions from an older gentleman wearing bib overalls and a straw hat as he walked down the shady side of First Street in tiny (pop 428), downtown Merigold, MS. "You ain't from around here are you," he responded, with a squint and just a bit of disdain. His face brightened slightly as he proceeded to give me directions. I got lost anyway.
Along the Danube River in Austria's scenic Wachau Valley lies the quaint Medieval village of Duernstein. Since the late 12th century, the Duernstein castle has kept watch over the town and this stretch of the river.