Fairfield Inn & Suites Memphis
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- Continental Breakfast
- Indoor pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Refrigerator in room
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... along the state highway 55.
Stood in line for 30 minutes waiting for the shuttle to take across the road to the home. Graceland is the No 1 music attraction in the USA. It is so well set up with a brilliant RV park with beautiful trees and gardens. Everyone in the line was provided with an ipad and ear phones to hear the dulcet tones of Priscilla talking about Elvis' jewellery rattling as he walked down the stairs.
Elvis' home is a shrine to ...
... story. The general manager played a prank in the 1930s and put a couple of ducks in the fountain and it was a hit. Long story short. Since then, they keep ducks in the pond during the day. Every day at 11, they waddle the ducks down from their palace on the roof into pond and back up at 5. It is a ceremony every day. Well, for a small (or not so small) fee, you can be a duck master for one of the ceremonies. So we surprised the kids with duck master honors. ...
As I said in the last post, we decided it's time to go home. Today was our longest drive - 532 miles. The first day was the second longest - 309. I think the first 300 miles is just getting out of town! The rest of the days the longest was 285 miles. Our total trip was 3,515 miles or 5,657 KM.
We were really really lucky with weather. Only the ...
... historical site, were we saw
the museum about the civil rights and the little rock 9, it was an
interesting museum, lots to read and understand. The it was back on
the coach. The last part of the journey i listened to podcasts for a
bit, then we arrived in Memphis.
First of all we did a quick driving tour to see the
sights including some of the museums, Beale street and the stadiums.
We then arrived at the hotel – the comfort ...
... have been luxurious back in its day, with gold-flecked bathroom sinks etc, but it looked so dark and dated now. I found it interesting that they made almost no mention of his drug use, except a single line at the end saying he died at 42 due to health complications from prescription drug abuse. There was also no photos, footage or mention of his massive weight gain or his health in the later years.
Next we drove to the Civil Rights ...