Extended Stay America - Memphis - Mt. Moriah
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Today it's all about Elvis. We are going to Graceland to check out what all the fuss is about. Everyone around here says it's a must-see, so I reckon we must see it. Besides, how silly would it be to come all this way to Memphis and not go to Graceland?
We are dropped off by the hotel shuttle and soon join the craziness that is Graceland. You get ticketed, then herded out to the shuttle area, everyone has to be photographed (they ...
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 the costs of discrimination. By the time we reached the campsite it was extremely cloudy and muddy from an earlier rainstorm, but the worst was yet to come as the rain came in ...
... for all 20 of us to congregate. Cannot build fires in the city so the propane "Fire in a Can" sure did come in handy. Reminded us of our childhood times spent around the campfire in AuGres. Even made S'mores. The kids sure enjoyed the pool and playground.
We're not all together very often so this was sure a fun time. Hopefully, this will be the start of a yearly gathering.
... Then we'll be moving onwards to our next 'home base' in Clarksdale with day excursions to other nearby Mississippi locales (nothing is more than a couple of hours around here!)
The group has enjoyed the vibe of Memphis. It's easy going and a bit cozy, the kind of town where you know it and it knows you. It's not too flashy (exception to Beale) yet there is so much you can see and do easily here, it's quite nice indeed.
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... a bit in this small lousy airport, before continuing the journey to Los Angeles. This was more like breaking the flying time from the east to the west coast. Can't really say I've been to Memphis, but at the least, I can say I've inhaled Memphis air. ...