Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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Southern Comfort, Memphis, United States travel blog

Southern Comfort

A travel blog entry by mikeandtrace

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... , my memory has started shutting down on me. Hope I’ve managed to make you laugh a little, cry a little, maybe even .......think a little. This is Mike Sargeant  reporting from Memphis Tennessee for The Blog......have a good evening and be ...

East Coast Swing, Memphis, United States travel blog

East Coast Swing

A travel blog entry by charliekelli

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... the family I have always had, and the family I have gained through my marriage to Charlie. It has been fun sharing our life with them. We're headed to Memphis for a pit stop and to pick up a few belongings. Then it's on to Texas. Talk to you ...

Stillwater to Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Stillwater to Memphis

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... a little sleep in on Bri's Couch I got myself up at 9.00am and said goodbye to my friend and was on the road heading to Memphis, Tennesse home of Elvis Presley's Graceland. It was a pretty good drive which I didn't stop much of the way. It took 7 hours ...

To Memphis, with bling, Memphis, United States travel blog

To Memphis, with bling

A travel blog entry by lrandal

...  against 86 degree weather outside.  Jerry immediately turned on the heat.  We're huddling. Our flight to  Memphis, via Northwest, an airline neither of us had even taken, was crowded and cramped.  My main distraction was a ...

2nd day in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

2nd day in Memphis

A travel blog entry by rogersusieq

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... Perkins recorded. The very first rock and roll song was recorded in Memphis by Sam Phillipp's in 1951 by Ike Turner (Rocket 88). Memphis just oozes history and Talent.    In the Afternoon we went to the Civil Rights Museum which is the Lorraine ...

Graceland - Calling Elvis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland - Calling Elvis

A travel blog entry by andrea.adrian

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... selbst in unseren Fotos! Nach dem Besuch in Graceland sind wir gerade noch rechtzeitig zu einer besonderen Attraktion in Downtown Memphis angekommen: Im ehrwürdigen Peabody Hotel ist eine Entenfamilie "angestellt", die jeweils den Tag im Brunnen in der ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by jorgen_anne

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Our first destination after South America was Memphis. We stayed with Anne Marie's cousins and experienced some good ol' southern hospitality. We only stayed for 4 days but Anne Marie talked non-stop with her cousin the entire ...

On the road again..., Memphis, Tn, United States travel blog

On the road again...

A travel blog entry by destem

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... ago and the fear that has carried with me-not to mention it smelled bad! Finally, we made it across the Mississippi River into Memphis.  After a slight detour through the city, we found our destination-the Red Roof Inn.  Now, we may be quick to ...

Our Stay in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Our Stay in Memphis

A travel blog entry by patgower

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... built by the Exchange and is just spectacular.  There are also museums devoted to the African American  southerners in Memphis—there is an Underground Railroad Museum and a Civil Rights Museum.  Memphis seems to be trying to tie ...

A Homeless Day in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

A Homeless Day in Memphis

A travel blog entry by vagrant_reality

... ; I tested that theory and all I have to say is that is was nothing to rave about! The most individual thing about Memphis were some of the building fronts, as in some building were only fronts with nothing behind but overgrown valleys. They were quite ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by murse

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     One of the first things I see driving into downtown Memphis is a somewhat comic pyramid intended to create a symbolic link to the Nile Delta.  Why even bother going to Egypt now?  I´ve been looking forward to visiting a ...

Elvis Lives, Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis Lives

A travel blog entry by raniroo

We caught the 17 hour overnight bus to Memphis. We had to change buses in Atlanta and I ended up on a packed bus with a woman leaning all over me sleeping. She mumbled she had been travelling for 5 days, I believe that she was on drugs. Eventually I ...

Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland

A travel blog entry by debandalan

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... closer it is a class a tram from Melbourne (the green ones) just painted a different colour so we hopped on saw a lot of Memphis that we would not of seen on foot. Around a few corners and there it is...... a river they call the Mississippi pretty ...

Shaking at the beginning, shaking at the end, Memphis, United States travel blog

Shaking at the beginning, shaking at the end

A travel blog entry by rama0999

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... . I have worked out that a taxi is more expensive (nearly double the price) than taking an interstate bus, go figure that. Memphis is very nice and hot. Lots more shops and restaurants (I use that term lightly) here than in Birmingham. Unfortunately ...

Elvis has left the building!!!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis has left the building!!!

A travel blog entry by rickandcourt

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... where he was buried, viewed all of his cars, and toured his 2 airplanes. Wow, he certainly did live the life!!! We explored Memphis for a while but being a Sunday afternoon it was very quiet. Well, that's it so far......we are off today headed for Little ...

Memphis: Music and Civil Rights, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis: Music and Civil Rights

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads

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... history of rock; and "older" women who idolized Elvis in their teens. Another site that I visited in the early 1970's in Memphis was the site where Rev Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated in 1968--the balcony of the Lorraine Hotel.  At that time ...

Graceland/Elvis Presley's Estate in Memphis, TN, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland/Elvis Presley's Estate in Memphis, TN

A travel blog entry by ngolgowski

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Opened yesterday morning at Graceland, the estate Elvis Presley lived and is buried. Here are a few ...

Journey through the mid south., Memphis,  United States travel blog

Journey through the mid south.

A travel blog entry by lauzlim

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... flip from California as a good portion of the population here is made up of people of African American decent. Whilst in Memphis, I got my serious "man vs, food" pants on and conquered some seriously ridiculous cuisine. Beale street in downtown memphis ...

Soul Food!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Soul Food!

A travel blog entry by amarika

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... guys we met, Al, invited us out with his friends one night. They took us around to four different bars and we got to see Memphis in a whole different way. Al, Lindsey, Shannon, and Ben were all a lot of fun. Today we stopped by a bike shop, Outdoors ...

Well, hello Memphis..., Memphis, United States travel blog

Well, hello Memphis...

A travel blog entry by klompjes-krautz

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... and restricted access ( nor his airplanes, cars, private rooms), but since we are probably never going to come back to Memphis, we bought the tickets, got our tour guide around our neck and waited for the trolley. In Graceland we saw the living room, ...

Soul of the South, Memphis, United States travel blog

Soul of the South

A travel blog entry by mefox13

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... facts and mysteries surrounding the assassination. Next on the agenda was a stop at the Gibson Guitar Factory.  At their Memphis location, Gibson manufactures arch-top guitars such as B.B. King's famous "Lucille."  It was a very interesting view ...

25 - 26 July 2010, Memphis, United States travel blog

25 - 26 July 2010

A travel blog entry by laurenmckowen

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... some other travellers they say you need a rest once a week!!!! Now for the Greyhound experience, we decided to leave Memphis a day early and head to New Orleans. Atfer catching our fume intoxicated taxi to the bus station, and waiting for an hour ...

memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

memphis

A travel blog entry by ariteo

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Day 11, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 11

A travel blog entry by larryandsusan

Hi Guys Well, we are in Memphis TN.  Tomorrow we will be going to Graceland, to see ELVIS!!!!!  We will have lots of pictures for you.  I know I said St Louis, MO but traffic was terrible and well, things weren't good for Missouri, so we ...

UHaul Pick Up/ Short Family Visit, Memphis, United States travel blog

UHaul Pick Up/ Short Family Visit

A travel blog entry by youngcountry

Made good timing from chatt to Memphis.  Had dinner with colleen and chris. thanks so much!  Watched true blood and hung out with the nephews.  Then we enjoyed a hot sleeping pad at grandma lela's and grandpa ...

Day One---Flying down to the other hemisphere!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day One---Flying down to the other hemisphere!

A travel blog entry by drpaulstl

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Friday--We had a great send off! We arrived at the airport at 2:30 ready for our 5:00 flight. Instead we caught a 3:45 flight and headed to Dallas. The earlier flight allowed more time for Duncan to practice his new balloon tying skills. Not bad for ...

Rainy Day Down Memphis Way, Memphis, United States travel blog

Rainy Day Down Memphis Way

A travel blog entry by kgkacin

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... I haven't gone mad and am not thinking of myself as two distinct people with the same name. Getting There Getting to Memphis was a challenge because our GPS did not recognize the major interstate that incessantly appeared on signs pointing us to ...

The hub of the known shipping universe., Memphis, United States travel blog

The hub of the known shipping universe.

A travel blog entry by reds_adventure

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A nice day here in Memphis, weather in the 70's and a spectacular sunset. I am looking forward to tonight's trip to ...

(No)Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

(No)Memphis

A travel blog entry by dngwenya

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... this is the town where MLK was assassinated. Was here for a stop over, en route to LAX. In typically airport fashion, the Memphis airport is outside town. So I wonder about for a bit in this small lousy airport, before continuing the journey to Los ...

Memphis!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis!

A travel blog entry by girlmack

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