Deluxe Inn & Suites Memphis
Travel Blogs from Memphis
... then are marched back the same way. It has been happening since the 1930's after a resident bought some ducks back to the hotel as a practical joke. There is always a crowd and today we had the added bonus of a children's choir singing Christmas Carols.
Lunch was at Gus's Restaurant where southern fried chicken is the speciality and it was delicious with a nice cold beer. ...
... of the river was all cobbled and broken as we made our way down to find out where we needed to buy tickets. Eventually, we found the ticket office and purchased them for an hour and a half's time, so we then decided to head back into the centre of the city to try and find some lunch beforehand. The 'centre of the city' is a very loose term to use, as there was no obvious CBD - no skyscrapers, or apparent office buildings. There were also surprisingly few people around - even more ...
... so excited to get to Graceland but once here she showed little emotion. When I tried to take her picture along the tour she was not interested in posing, but she was very much into looking at everything - just with no emotion. She was rushing to get through it to see the next thing instead of soaking it in. I'm not sure if it was less then she expected or if she was sad about what happened to Elvis. We didn't get much reaction from her.
Aria begged for ...
... to our hotel on Union Avenue. It was super hot, so we ate a snack-lunch in the room and then headed over to Mud Island. We took the walkway to Mud Island a few blocks away. The island has a small re-creation of the Mississippi river that the kids played in. By late afternoon everyone was ready for the pool so we headed back to the hotel for a ...
... a woman say "you realise if we wanna be home by 3, we need to get a cab by 11" which was my cue to attempt to get a cab. And once I left Beale I could see why, as the traffic was snarled up all around downtown.
In the cab back from Downtown Memphis I was discussing the weather with the driver (its not just Brits who are all about the weather) and we talked about tornados. He said that Memphis doesn't really get tornados, its big weather thing is ...
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