Globe Trekker: Deep South USA
Globe Trekker: DEEP SOUTH USA - Situated in the south east corner of the USA, the states of Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi are also known as the Bible Belt. It is home to the civil rights movement and the birth place of the blues, but it's greatest boast is simply good ol southern hospitality. Traveler Ian Wright goes trekking in the Great Smokey Mountains, before driving south to Atlanta, Georgia. He then catches the bus to Tuskegee, Alabama and the idyllic beaches of the Gulf shores. Traveling down Highway 61 through Vicksburg and Clarksdale, he ends his journey in Memphis, Tennessee. Along the Way... Visit the birthplace of Martin Luther King Indulge in some comforting soul food Take a ride on the Memphis Queen, Mississippi's legendary steam boat Attend the annual re-enactment of the battle of Fort Morgan, the last battle of the Civil War Experience Elvis week in Memphis, an annual pilgrimage for thousands of "The Kings" fans.