Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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"Your Bag is Too Big for The Plane"

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... baggage in it and hope to stuff my ipad in it also, This will be my one allowed bag. Danny and Dewayne take me to Memphis, and after stopping for breakfast, Danny parks and goes in the airport with me to see me off. The lady at the ticket counter ...

Road Trip Begins - 1st Stop Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Road Trip Begins - 1st Stop Memphis

A travel blog entry by nic216

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... a place called Bucksnort... Char couldn't help herself and had to get a souvenir from the little servo we stopped at. We arrive in Memphis at the Holiday Inn to check in for our first night here. We park the car unload all the luggage and get the ...

Walking in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Walking in Memphis

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

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... again this time for the main street in Memphis. We went in a couple of bars to experience the music, which was great and what Memphis is famous for after all! A lot of Elvis and Jonny Cash songs made for an enjoyable couple of hours. The morning after ...

The Ducks and Sun Studio, Memphis, United States travel blog

The Ducks and Sun Studio

A travel blog entry by nic216

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... and Baton Rouge instead of Dallas and Houston so our travels today will end at Jackson. But first we have some unfinished business in Memphis. First stop today is the Mississippi River for a stroll on the river front and then to Peabody Hotel to see the ...

Charlie Vergo's Rendezvous Ribs tonight!!!, West Memphis, United States travel blog

Charlie Vergo's Rendezvous Ribs tonight!!!

A travel blog entry by pmschmi

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... sure they were closed.  When she did, they answered and to our delight, they were open tonight as a special event because the Memphis State Tigers were playing Ole Miss.  Barb and I don't give much of a hoot about college football but ...

Oh my god, are we in a dry county?!?, Nashville to Memphis, United States travel blog

Oh my god, are we in a dry county?!?

A travel blog entry by klompjes-krautz

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... to much energy who where playing. We packed up our stuff and left without a shower (which is overrated anyway) and headed to Memphis. Got premium gas for $2.99 per gallon on the way there, that's definately the cheapest we've ever seen in 18months! ...

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 ...

In the Ghetto ..... of Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

In the Ghetto ..... of Memphis

A travel blog entry by 54theroad

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... and unloved city. In fact it was the first place that I felt uncomfortable in, and when walking along Buell Street in downtown Memphis, I just wanted everyone kept within arms length at all times, and this was at 10am in the morning! However, as with ...

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 ...

Walking in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Walking in Memphis

A travel blog entry by angeandcam

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... a good public transport day! Luckily we had a cruisy day planned and didn't have to be anywhere at any time. We walked around Memphis, chilled out down Main Street, very relaxing compared to Beale St! Then had pancakes in a German Bar, as you do, while ...

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 ...

Nashville to Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Nashville to Memphis

A travel blog entry by dave-paula

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... got a cab to the River Inn which worked out to be nearly as much dollar wise as the return bus trip from Nashville to Memphis!! Only $55 each return on the bus and nearly $30 taxi fare!! Arriving at the River Inn was like stepping back in time, ...

The  Kings and Ua, Memphis, United States travel blog

The Kings and Ua

A travel blog entry by angeandcam

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After our long sleep in we were up bright and early, 9ish IS early thank you very much! A very exciting day, we headed off to Graceland. They say you can do it in 3 hours, I honestly don't know it could possibly be done, we just managed it in 7! ...

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, ...

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