Holiday Inn Univ of Memphis
Travel Blogs from Memphis
... in Memphis was to celebrate Steve's birthday and unbeknown to him he was booked on a Pink Cadillac tour of the city. So this started with a visit to the legendary Peabody Hotel to see the daily duck parade from the rooftop to the fountain in the foyer. Hard to believe that every day, twice a day in fact, this draws more than 50 people to watch 4 ducks waddle down a red carpet and jump into a fountain.....but it does....and we loved it! Following that the 5 ...
... is Elvis's jumpsuit collection ..... so many of them, all with so much intricate detail, studs and gemstones. A walk through his trophy room, just amazed me how many Gold and Platinum records and honors Elvis received (Over 700 hundred hit records) Finally, walking through the grounds and to the family burial plots. So very sad,the world lost this remarkable beautiful man. A " Moment in Time " I loved it. The king of Rock 'N' Roll lives on. But before I left ...
... few inches of water. We just stayed in the car for a drive by the beach and people seemed to be holding out for the rain to pass. It was packed out on the beach and it looked very nice from what we could see out of the rain speckled windows and beyond the wiper blades. The route then took us through the municipal beaches of Tampa and then past the city itself. We ended up arriving at our destination of Tallahassee at about 6:30 PM. We stayed in a hotel on a quiet road with only ...
... Gibson Guitar factory where they make the bodies of Gibson guitars. Now I really see why their guitars are so expensive. Every single one is hand made to order. The process takes three weeks to make each, approximately 35 people help in making one guitar and the factory can finish the production of about 60 instruments each day. Unfortunately you couldn't take any photos during the tour but the things I found really interesting is that there are only two job roles that ...
The ride out of New Orleans is beautiful. We cruised along the side of Lake Pontchartrain, through the bayous and alongside the long Interstate highway bridges.
As we progressed north the bayous started to thin out and before you knew it, we were in the state of Mississippi. I wasn't staying anywhere in the state as part of my travels, I would just be travelling through. The train stopped at several stations on our way ...
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