Magnolia Inn and Suites
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... If I die tomorrow no one has permission to walk through my flat or look in my underwear drawer. We walk around other various exhibits which are actually quite good, there is lots of memorabilia here, there are also Huge Elvis's shops where you can literally buy anything you can think of from a life size Elvis cut out to Elvis's chocolates or salt water taffy. Now the best bit, Elvis's owned a couple of planes one was a luxury business jet which is nice, and the other ...
... staff member to know how to play guitar, approx only 10% of the staff play an instrument and the next time you see a Gibson guitar and the strips on the edges of the guitar that show the wood, that was a person scraping off the paint to reveal the wood underneath and it takes about four months of training before they let you loose on a guitar on production. Secondly, I went to Sun Studios. This place was established by a man named Sam Phillips who wanted to record blues music ...
... treks to the hotel's lobby in a "March of Ducks" celebration.
Every day at 11:00am, the 5 Peabody Ducks are escorted by the Duck-master from their penthouse home, on the Plantation Roof, to the lobby via a lift. The ducks then proceed across a red carpet to the hotel fountain, which in made of marble. The ducks are then escorted back to their penthouse at 5:00pm. Weird **** I reckon but when in Rome....
Finished the day with another trip down to BB ...
... courtesy shuttle to Gracelands which is a must see attraction and not how I imagined it would be.
We arrived back downtown early afternoon and had lunch at the "Blue City Cafe"
Next stop was a circular trip on the Trolley Bus followed by a trip to The Peabody Hotel to watch the duck parade. From The Peabody Hotel we walked back along South Main ...
... getting the southern accents now! Lunch is always in the car with Zero -- too warm to leave him in the car so we eat with the air on. It's been hot the whole way across country so far.
Dinners -- Ray gets them - I stay with Zero in the room, unpack and try to do the blog.
Today was bad for poor Ray -- coffee at the La Quinta was bad and it was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center