Extended Stay America - Memphis - Apple Tree
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... hits the ball and scores a run, it’s a great atmosphere. At intervals, the cheerleaders would come out and throw things to the crowd, while the mascots danced. We caught a foam baseball thrown our way between the 4th and 5th innings. The big screen zoomed in on the spectators dancing, smiling and waving and it was fabulous to experience great American tradition.
On leaving the stadium (our team won!), we headed back to ...
... been rather hot in that tin can known as a car.
It is very well orchestrated, from the moment you get to the gates. Onwards to the ticket office where a girl was sharing free tickets she somehow had been given offering a 50% discount off the tours!
So with our Senior discount as well, we only paid the price for one of us.
Next we queued to get onto the ...
... of Rock n Roll. The tour includes the recording studio as it was in the 50s and 60s, it also contains the original radio station booth that was the first to play Elvis (this was moved to the sun studios site earlier this year). Sun studios is where Elvis recorded his first single (which he paid for himself), it is an unreleased single and they play it during the tour. Other greats that recorded here were: Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, BB ...
... converted into a display. Outside in the meditation garden are the graves of Elvis, his grandmother and his parents. Interestingly this area is not overdone. Back across the road and quite a number of other exhibitions - of his cars, planes and other themes, like in Hawaii. We all thought it was definitely worth a visit if you come to Memphis - and its great to hear all the music. I was a fan from about the age of 10, saw all the movies as a teenager, so I enjoyed it.
Short one tonight since the tablet is really not getting along with the hotel wifi
Went on the singing bus tour to graceland. Lots of fun with a girl playing elvis songs in the bus. Graceland was not at all what we expected. You see cribs on tv... This was not that. More your grandmothers house but he did live with his parents... Amazing tours, so many accomplishments so young. ...