Holiday Inn Express Memphis Southwind
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... that visiting the grave was free, so I decided to go over and have a look, even though it was late and I had promised myself an early night of sleep. So... There's the Graceland mansion... It's not that big, and it's in a distinctly weird area. There's a pool house and the pool. And there's a "meditation fountain" which is fine, and has a nice little rotunda around it, and then, BAM. Like four or five graves COVERRRRRED in plastic flowers and laminated photos ...
... Ike Turner's band. Of course, Elvis Presley is known as the King of Rock N Roll for his numerous hit recordings. Memphis is also the city where Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated the day after delivering his "I've Been to the Mountaintop" Speech in 1968 and the home to Fed EX.
We decided to visit Graceland, just because we were in Memphis. We were amazed and enjoyed every minute of the experience. The museum has ...
... Saturday night. Prior to the game they have the anthem and fireworks - right outside our window.
Off to Beale Street and this place is interesting. Grabbed a drink and walked up and down the area. Stood on a corner and watched for ages. There are all sorts of people on this street. Everyone has drink in hand and wandering along enjoying the food and music.
At least the security is good. The hawkers ...
I wasn't a fan of Elvis as a teenager, but as an adult I certainly changed my mind. I loved most of his music and movies. He seemed to have a great sense of humour, and loved performing.
So how can you go to Memphis and not visit Grace lands?
It was an hour or so drive from our last destination, and thankfully we found a parking area under a few trees, otherwise it ...
... the card and can’t get it reissued. Lucky I have a bank card to the same account. It was such a drama.
We got into Memphis that evening, both feeling exhausted, frustrated and a little violated. We checked into a motel and forced ourselves to walk to Beale Street for some music and beer at BB King’s Blues Club. I was quite delicate – was a bit upset still and got really nervous about our personal security. Not a great night but could have been ...