Holiday Inn Express - Medical Center Midtown
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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We left New Orleans this morning, it was so sad because it was final good byes for they people getting off :( anyway, we had a late start today because there was a problem with the coach today, so we had to wait around for a while, only like 40 minutes or so. Then final on the road heading towards Memphis! It was a long day today, most of the day was on the coach, we played a game on the coach today to help us meet ...
... front seats at the BBKing Blues Club. It was packed full. Very loud rock band playing. Had to wait ages to be served. The waiter was useless and rude. It was entertaining watching the dancing. An old couple gave a very cool performance of dirty dancing and then a younger couple gave a very real performance - so much so that an American woman apologised to us about it, saying how disgusted she felt about their antics. ...
... in the USA believe it or not. What is the first I hear you ponder, well yes its The White House. The "mansion" is not a mansion at all by today's standards, bought for $100,000 in the 1950's, Elvis made it his long term home, moving his mum and dad in with him. He is buried next to them in the contemplation garden which you walk to at the end of your visit. Garish and OTT in places, it still very much has the feel of ...
... its intersection with the complicated story of race relations in the 50s, 60s and 70s. It really emphasizes how important Memphis is to music. Between Stax and Sun, it's amazing how many artists recorded in Memphis from those I mentioned to Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and the like.
We stopped by, somewhat briefly, the Peabody Hotel which is downtown Memphis for the daily marching of the ducks. For those of you who haven't heard of ...
... 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 ...