Holiday Inn Univ of Memphis
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... 3 years. They both love to travel a lot. They plan to visit Australia in 2016. Juliet and Ed bought this house in 2005.
Peter and I were feeling exhausted today. Thought we might as well take advantage of the wet weather and have a day of rest.
We went to Panera Bakery (a local chain restaurant) for lunch. Had Corn Chowder, Chicken Noodle Soup, sandwiches made with freshly cooked flatbread. Mmmm!
We then ...
So most of today was spent at the conference, but I did get out a bit in the morning to walk down the riverwalk to see the Pyramid. This is a giant glass pyramid, apparently originally built as a sports and entertainment venue. I guess a pyramid makes sense because this is Memphis on the Mississippi, resembling (in no way) Memphis on the Nile. The pyramid had some problems at the beginning, ...
... bus journey. Certainly no cowboys here! Just the Memphis blues. All part of the Southern traditions on route! Today the sun was shining so we had a chill outside then walked to the Civil Right Museum. It cost 15 dollars and was worth every single penny. The museum (formerly the motel where MLK stayed in 1968) has all been altered to show the story from slavery to now. ...
... starting their own shops, lawyers, doctors etc as they weren't too welcome in segregated downtown Memphis. Now it's home to Blues bars, museums, shops and restaurants. Oh and one Irish pub......
Its really atmospheric and at night will be very friendly and entertaining..
I headed to the riverside to walk back and it really is an awesome sight, the Mississippi....
No elderly lovely ladies on this day, although the girl ...
... of the most historical buildings in the city. They sell old antique goods that are more so from the early 1900's. I got lost in the music section because I wanted to buy three different instruments. I ended up buying a wash board and a harmonica in the key of C (for cat).
Our travels then took us to Beale street, home to the Blues. Here, you can find all of the hottest blues clubs in town. I would recommend any one of them but some may have a charge as an entry fee. There are ...