Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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Good luck in the promised land, Memphis, United States travel blog

Good luck in the promised land

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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... that mark the bluesmen honored here. He's savvy, that's for sure.   "I'm Mario," he says, extends a hand. "Welcome to Memphis." "I'm Linda," I reply, and shake his hand. We're walking towards the corner now, he tells of Army time, travels of the ...

Day12 – John Cash R.I.P, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day12 – John Cash R.I.P

A travel blog entry by tampere-usa

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... and a riverside view, in late afternoon. Being all knackered of a long day we jumped into the pool and sunbathed under the hot Memphis sun. In the evening we had some gumbo and ribs for dinner, while listening some great live bands. Tomorrow, you`ll read ...

The Blues, Memphis, United States travel blog

The Blues

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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Today we decided to visit Memphis.  Although it was a long drive we thought it would be worth it to visit the home of the blues and rock music. We drove along Elvis Presley Blvd and stopped at Graceland; unfortunately it was not open for ...

Touring Blues City with Blues City Tours, Memphis, United States travel blog

Touring Blues City with Blues City Tours

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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... very well done, and you can easily spend an entire afternoon there.    Like most tourist areas (Branson, Nashville, etc), Memphis' Beale Street has continued to get more expensive than it's worth - $7.50 for a small draft beer, and there wasn't ...

Day 2, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by rick

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Hi all - We have enjoyed all of your messages that you leave here and on youthchoirtour@cox.net. Remember that some pics will be here and some will be at www.pensacolafirstchurch.com I am having trouble with internet connections at the hotel that ...

Love, Peace & Chicken Grease., Memphis, United States travel blog

Love, Peace & Chicken Grease.

A travel blog entry by roxyhart

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... . Even got my car floormats shampooed, no charge! Finally, what felt like a lifetime later, we arrived at Graceland, Memphis. Elvis's metaphorical Heartbreak Hotel on Lonely St proved like such a happier place than one would expect. And the Graceland ...

Don't Worry, Be Happy, Memphis, United States travel blog

Don't Worry, Be Happy

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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... me tight and run back out.   I curse and swear a lot, the clouds are thicker, meaner looking mile by mile. The closer Memphis gets, the closer trucks crowd in my lane, in front in back and at my side. The zoom zoom car has shrivled up its balls, I ...

Southern Hospitality, Memphis, United States travel blog

Southern Hospitality

A travel blog entry by boehmini

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... in Florida and Mexico, for fear they would sweep the competition. Bearing this in mind, Chad and I set out to find a palatable Memphis brew. We found our diamond in the rough: a small local bar far away from the chincy downtown tourism. One look around ...

Old Man River - with whitecaps!!  Holding on tight, West Memphis, United States travel blog

Old Man River - with whitecaps!! Holding on tight

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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   It was a short, two-hour drive from Little Rock to West Memphis, and our timing was perfect, as we were just  pulling into our site when the predicted high winds began, and, some 12 hours later, they've only gotten worse!  We ...

Pork Sandwichs and the Memphis Blues, Memphis, United States travel blog

Pork Sandwichs and the Memphis Blues

A travel blog entry by jillandethan

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... We were then back on the road again to Memphis. After another 4 hours in the car, we arrived! We stayed at the Memphis-Graceland RV Park, conveniently located a block from Graceland. It was also right next to the Heartbreak Hotel and had "cute" ...

The River, the pheromone, and me, Memphis, United States travel blog

The River, the pheromone, and me

A travel blog entry by lrandal

... Las Vegas, only sad instead of annoying.  Such poignance.  Elvis was a generous man and a burdened one. So!  We leave Memphis tomorrow at 6:30 pm, bound for Minneapolis (don't ask) and then on to SF by 11:30 pm.  Earlier in the ...

81. A Faded City, Memphis, United States travel blog

81. A Faded City

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz

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... in its wooden walls and rafters. We read about this place on Tripadvisor and came to try good old-fashioned Memphis barbeque. Thoroughly sick after demolishing pulled pork sandwiches smothered in hickory sauce along with their cream-covered banana ...

Day 13 – Who has heard about Elvis?, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 13 – Who has heard about Elvis?

A travel blog entry by tampere-usa

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... when I was giving everything I got in waffle making. The Sun Studios was our first of two must tourist attractions in Memphis. From there we headed towards Graceland by free tourist shuttle that operates between the area's main music attractions. The tour ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by stalee

Memphis ...

Kato Elvis, mitä jätkä!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Kato Elvis, mitä jätkä!

A travel blog entry by vonsimba

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... 'menä toimii Beale Street, legendaarinen blueskatu jonka varrella ovat soittaneet mm. Louis Armstrong, Muddy Waters, B. B. King. Niin kutsuttu Memphis Blues on kehittynyt juurikin tämän kadun kuppiloissa. Tätä nykyä muutaman korttelin matkalle on ...

Heading South, Memphis, United States travel blog

Heading South

A travel blog entry by johnsinclair

... turn in our rent-o-car and board the plane for Atlanta, where we'll spend a few hours waiting for our plane to Memphis that evening. There's a great soul food restaurant in the Atlanta airport that makes these enforced layovers easier to take, and we take ...

Rain, rain go away, Memphis, United States travel blog

Rain, rain go away

A travel blog entry by natalie.j95

My lasting thought of Memphis will be this: rain and mud! We arrived at the National Civil Rights Museum, the site of the murder of Martin Luther King Jr., to heat and sunshine. The museum was a real eye-opener and so interesting, but a sharp reminder of ...

Elvis!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis!

A travel blog entry by aldo80

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... there that were covered in Elvis tatoos. Afterwards we went on the tram around the city. There really isn't actually that much in Memphis...beale street that is full of bars is probably the best part of it. Went upto beale st and went round bars ...

Memphis free day. Day 7, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis free day. Day 7

A travel blog entry by scurrington

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... chicken ceaser salad, just right for 34c day. Surprise was provided by Emily our tour guide. Two pink limos, camp but very Memphis. We headed to Marlows restaurant for desert, crispy creme banana thing, gorgeous but I think I ate 3 weeks portions. The ...

Im a soul man da da daaa da da daaaaa, Memphis, United States travel blog

Im a soul man da da daaa da da daaaaa

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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... background tracks of some of the best Soul ever recorded made the 90 mins fly by. I’m going to Graceland, Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee! What I saw.  Just how quickly the scene changes from relatively prosperous city to deprived, run down and ...

In Mempis, West Memphis, United States travel blog

In Mempis

A travel blog entry by wbcci1529

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... in a V formation, so I assume they are preparing for their return trip northwards.     I go into Memphis, and encounter the same difficulties navigating a strange town's streets that everyone does everywhere.  I finally find ...

More Elvis pictures........., Memphis, United States travel blog

More Elvis pictures.........

A travel blog entry by eddieandwendy

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... seat belt buckles. Every museum you go through, they manage to have a gift shop as the exit. Could hardly believe the number of people that go through there each day. We ended up spending 4 days at Memphis, and the Graceland carpark was full every ...

Elvis must have ate them..., Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis must have ate them...

A travel blog entry by siue

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... who's driving a golf cart around and he turns out to be the Amtrak worker - thank gawd because I couldn't walk around Memphis for 7 hours rolling my suitcase behind me. The Civil Rights Museum is luckily right across the street and Mondays are free ...

More of Memphis........., Memphis, United States travel blog

More of Memphis.........

A travel blog entry by eddieandwendy

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Had a great cruise in a paddle steamer on the Mississippi River today. Great commentary, learnt lots of history about the mighty river. Late lunch back at Beale Street, where we were joined by Ed's brother Moray.  He had driven down from about 4 ...

First the Muffin, Then the Stuffin', Memphis, United States travel blog

First the Muffin, Then the Stuffin'

A travel blog entry by bradleyt

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... what's essentially a one-room tour but this is sacred ground... like the Vatican of Rock 'n' Roll. It's worth every penny. Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum - This is actually run by the Smithsonian Institute so we can get all learned and stuff about ...

Four States in one day, Memphis, United States travel blog

Four States in one day

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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... journey to Memphis as the Sat Nav seemed to want to show me every US highway and then dumped me in a major traffic jam just outside Memphis. Still it all worked out ok.  I must have booked this room but I had forgotten what I had booked as I was ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by andyfreshwater

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... the years and the old down town was nearly abandoned in the 70's. Today is has been revived and benefits greatly from tourism.   Memphis was the home town for many years of Elvis Presley. High on the agenda is of course a trip to Graceland, Elvis' ...

Elvis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis

A travel blog entry by sueandrich

... in the jungle room, green shag pile carpet on the floor, walls and ceilings! Then we spent the afternoon wandering around Memphis. It is a strange place, nothing really going on beyond Beale Street which is apparantly the home of the blues, not as ...

Walking in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Walking in Memphis

A travel blog entry by tiszrh

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... Memphis (auch) da nicht ganz so eindrücklich gibt.  Dann folgte endlich mein längst überfälliges Rendevouz mit dem Memphis Barbeque Pork. Das fiel dann etwas mager aus; für den heftigen Preis gab's ein Mini-Burgerlein mit viel Salat und wenig ...

Nashville -> Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Nashville -> Memphis

A travel blog entry by stathis

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Memphis is a bit like Las Vegas (I guess, as I haven't been yet) but still ok. A lot of live music, not as many stupid souvenirs about Elvis as you would think and, of course, Graceland, the house of the ...

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