Hampton Inn Memphis Southaven
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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We docked at Memphis in the early hours of this morning.
When I was coming down the lift for breakfast there were others in the lift. One woman pointed to the American Queen Steamboat logo a man had on his sweater, saying "I see you bought a jacket on the boat". The man replied, "It's not a jacket, it's a sweater. I had to buy something on this dump of a trip or I would freeze to death". This sums up ...
... tv room were very extravagant consisting of shag pile walls totally gross and must of been a bugger to Hoover. After a tour of the mansion we made our way through the grounds through the office, past the stables and down to the meditation garden to visit the graves of the king, his parents, his grandmother and his twin. It was actually really sad, I knew he was a huge icon but after visiting Memphis you realised just what a huge impact he had on people's life's but it's ...
... with large grounds. The tour then goes through the trophy room with lots of gold records etc and the racket ball court which has more records and costumes. Them the 'Meditation Garden' which now contains Elvis' grave as well as his parents and Grandmother and a plaque for his twin who died at birth and is buried in Tupelo. Then the shuttle back across the road to Graceland Plaza.
We had lunch at the diner at Graceland Plaza. Marie ...
... up the process longer. When some room cleared we got to stand under the front porch with the other 8 or so waiting we saw inside all these African american women being handed out plastic bags to cover their hair before they went outside! We had now been waiting just under 2 hours. The weather began to die down and people started clearing. When I heard them yell out Meg's name I threw my arms in the air as if I had won ...
... music, many of them being migrants from the cotton fields and other rural areas.
We stopped for a beer in another empty bar on Beale Street, then went to a corner café for some food. The service was surprisingly average so we gave only a very small tip. Justin ordered hot tamales because we didn’t know what they were – I don’t know if this place was just bad, or if tamales are not to our taste, but they were gross. Didn’t even eat them all. Back to ...