Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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The Kings visit the home of The King!, Memphis, United States travel blog

The Kings visit the home of The King!

A travel blog entry by halloween1

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... House. Sound familiar to a fatal head shot by a killer from the window of a nearby bookstore? Mmmmm the similarities are remarkable........ Memphis was an interesting place to get a good education on both the evolution of Rock 'n' Roll and the Civl Rights ...

Elvis, its now or never ?, Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis, its now or never ?

A travel blog entry by maryvonnedahlia

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... patio où un jeune gars joue de la guitare et chante. Puis nous partons vers un mall que j'avais aperçu à notre arrivée dans Memphis. Il porte le même nom que celui que nous avions vu à Jackson et que nous avions fui à toute allure. Cette fois ...

That ain't no trash can!, Memphis, United States travel blog

That ain't no trash can!

A travel blog entry by healsby

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... since come to the conclusion that all of Memphis looks dodgy and rough, even when it's not, and it's lovely....that just what Memphis looks like! We'd had a quick glimpse of Sun Studios as we'd driven past in the taxi the other day, and it had looked ...

Graceland, Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland, Memphis

A travel blog entry by leannecalder

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... Street after to grab some food (more BBQ food, mmm). The cold weather is definitely following us, it was freezing today in Memphis, snowing at some points. Supposedly first time it's snowed in March in six years. Sounds about right for us. Memphis has ...

Memphis and Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis and Graceland

A travel blog entry by rich-and-fi

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Memphis felt so much more 'real' than Nashville. The main drag is closed to cars so you can wander around with plastic cups of your favourite drink (or giant guitar shaped cups if you prefer). We grabbed some frozen daiquiris and sat in the square ...

Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland

A travel blog entry by ppugh

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Happy Birthday, Dad!  I hope you have a great day! After taking down our campsite, we drove to the parking lot at Graceland, home of Elvis Presley.  Elvis Presley bought Graceland in 1957 for $102,500.00 at the age of 22.  It was named ...

Aaand pause...., Memphis, United States travel blog

Aaand pause....

A travel blog entry by healsby

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... ventured across the road from the hotel to a place called A&R Bar-be-que (actual spelling). We ordered massive plates of proper Memphis BBQ -shredded pork and ribs, with sides of beans, coleslaw and fries. It was lush, and the girl who was serving ...

That's alright, Mama., Memphis, United States travel blog

That's alright, Mama.

A travel blog entry by ianjordan

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... , as the museum has a great collection of costumes and memorabilia of the history of rock and soul music, with a slant toward the Memphis music scene and its role in bridging the racial gap. There is a free audio tour provided, but ...

DAY 7 - GRACELAND & BEALE ST, Memphis, United States travel blog

DAY 7 - GRACELAND & BEALE ST

A travel blog entry by peter-linda

... saw them in the pond, however did not get a chance to see them doing there march.   Went to Graceland. Elvis's home in Memphis.  What an amazing afternoon.  We spent 4 hours here and saw the Mansion, the Planes, the Cars... It was so much ...

Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis, Tennessee

A travel blog entry by earthdove

Memphis, ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by vivicarroll

Larry played in a poker tournament and I enjoyed the ...

Then I'm walking in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Then I'm walking in Memphis

A travel blog entry by philip.renee

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... een en al toeristische bende en als de leukste kroeg de Coyote Ugly is, dan is er wel wat mis met je uitgaansleven.  In Memphis moet je ribs eten. Dus dat doen we. Ook die bevallen niet.  In Memphis luister je blues, dus die zoeken. Maar die ...

Last Stop on the Road in 2007: Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Last Stop on the Road in 2007: Memphis

A travel blog entry by motabchoir01

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... It was the Choir’s first visit to Memphis, the largest city in Tennessee and the second most populous in the southeastern United States. The city sits on the banks of the Mississippi River in Shelby County in the southwestern corner of the state in ...

Crossing the Mississippi, Memphis, United States travel blog

Crossing the Mississippi

A travel blog entry by followtheviking

Crossing the Mississippi ...

Down at the End of Lonely Street, Memphis, United States travel blog

Down at the End of Lonely Street

A travel blog entry by ritaluther

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... . We stopped at The Flying Saucer and had a sandwich. It wasn't much quieter in there. We decided we wanted some real Memphis food so went to Silky Sullivans and had some barbequed shrimp. Very good!!! It was interesting but to be honest I liked downtown ...

Memphis -  visit Sun Records - birth of Rock'nRoll, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis - visit Sun Records - birth of Rock'nRoll

A travel blog entry by marty_chrissie

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... have stayed in the fountain ever since, but apparantly only for 3 months before being taken to a life of retirement. Memphis is our favourite town so far we think, downtown is small, friendly, feels safe and has plently to ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by ruudbatta

Arriving at Shosh's grandma and ...

BBQ, Memphis, United States travel blog

BBQ

A travel blog entry by lcourtney

BBQ ...

Day 18 - Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 18 - Memphis

A travel blog entry by ghtour15

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... back across the river and into Mississipi State not river, we wouldn't want that now. Then it's the 61 all the way to Memphis. And a new state, Tennessee, checked off the list.  The view on the drive was mostly farm land with the odd town ...

Vuotuinen Graceland-päivä, Memphis, United States travel blog

Vuotuinen Graceland-päivä

A travel blog entry by tmarjeta

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Perjantaina oli sitten vuorossa perinteinen Graceland-vierailu. Itse kartano on jo pariin kertaan nähty, niin keskityttiin krääsäkauppojen kiertämiseen ja käytiin uusi Gracelandin hevostallit esittelevä kierros. Eipä ole joka poika käynyt ...

To Europe and home again, Memphis, United States travel blog

To Europe and home again

A travel blog entry by cynthiadawne2

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... to return soon. Thank you to all of my friends who went with me, to the Church of the Holy Spirit in Memphis, TN for arranging and making this trip possible, and especially to Roman and Stanley for making this experience absolutely ...

Get your motor running, West Memphis, United States travel blog

Get your motor running

A travel blog entry by terroraustralis

... along side of each other all advertising their professional taxidermy services, then it was literally every third house from Hazen to West Memphis. It's good to see in the current economic environment the locals are making a bit of coin from the freeway ...

I'm goin' to Graceland, Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

I'm goin' to Graceland, Graceland

A travel blog entry by peposgreg

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... at Graceland although I think he just heard the words to the Marc Cohn song. Drive was great very quiet until we got close to Memphis. Stopped at a Tourist info centre and MY GOD they were there and ready to help. I think it's because it's just inside the ...

Sun Records Rocks!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Sun Records Rocks!

A travel blog entry by clarefulginitti

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... of admission($14). We left Sun Records and headed right over to Graceland, about a ten minute drive(just outside the city of Memphis). Our tickets for that I purchased through AAA, which was a savings of $8 a ticket.  Once we parked and got our ...

Memphis, Memphis and Graceland, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by danskgirl

BB Kings bar Sun Records Graceland -Oh my ...

Too thick to drink, too thin to plough, Memphis, United States travel blog

Too thick to drink, too thin to plough

A travel blog entry by healsby

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... from the Memphis area weighed 118 pounds (8 stone 4lbs, or 53.5kg) - A couple of years ago the residents of Memphis apparently found a 10ft alligator sitting on the banks of the river; as alligators aren't native to Tennessee they think he was swept up ...

Arrival & more waiting, Memphis, United States travel blog

Arrival & more waiting

A travel blog entry by nikkirech

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Touchdown! After a restless night of travel, we've finally arrived. Unfortunately, Carolina's flight arrives about five hours later. We will be spending some serious quality time in this airport. What do you do when you have five hours to kill in an ...

Memphis: Museo y Rock 'n' Roll!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis: Museo y Rock 'n' Roll!

A travel blog entry by lamaga

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Last, but not least diríamos en inglés -algo así como "por último pero no menos importante"-, Memphis. No esperaba tanto de esta ciudad pero me sorprendió. Aquí estuvimos dos días. Lo primero que vimos fue el Museo Nacional de los Derechos Civiles ...

Day number nineteen, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day number nineteen

A travel blog entry by travel2gether

... we began to see green fields that were not irrigated.  A little too flat for these hillbillies. Not sure if we will check out Memphis as we are not big Elvis fans.  May keep truckin' tomorrow so that we might stay in the mountains of Kentucky on ...

Lock up Your Daughters! Rock 'n Roll Was Born!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Lock up Your Daughters! Rock 'n Roll Was Born!

A travel blog entry by ritaluther

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... the combination of blues and youthful exuberance - "like no Blues song he had ever heard." Sam took the record to a local Memphis  radio station where Dewey Philips played it on his show "Red, Hot & Blue." After playing it, the phone ...

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