Memphis Marriott East
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... I went to bed for a while - so lovely to relax - and then planned out the rest of my trip, roughly. It'll still be a surprise. I drove to a nearby Pizza Hut, but it seemed really dodgy and it was dark, so I headed for another one. That one seemed just as dodgy, but I just wanted to get my pizza and GO. So I did, and there was no menu. The girl just ordered the first thing on the menu, and I waited, got it and left. Now it's time for bed again. Ahhhh, ...
... Drive-Ins, Dives". We had an early dinner, so we missed their pink Cadillac limo ride, but we had outstanding pork BBQ and sides. Jim says it was The Best, yet! Just down the street from Graceland, the walls were filled with Elvis memorabilia, We enjoyed a great chat with the owner, Tony Gigliotti, who was also originally from Pittsburgh and a die-hard Steelers fan. Clare and he shared some great Pittsburgh memories.
... rods I would be underestimating. Let alone the thousands of lures and other stuff you need to fish. Lots of stuff for hunting. Could even purchase a hunting rifle here.
The décor of the place was amazing. Set up like an outdoors swamp area. The attached pictures are of the type of critters they had all around the place.
No idea what this gator looking fish is but it is rather ugly.
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... which shuttled visitors to the main house. We were all given a head set with pre-recorded messages to give you an individual explanation of the different rooms and artifacts of The Kings life when he lived there.
He was a very generous man also giving readily to anyone who asked him for a helping hand, so it's no surprise that he was awarded "Young man of the year". Not sure ...
... and wow, talk about commercialism!!! It's $8 just to park..... Good job as I didn't want to go in... Maybe some other time...
Got to the Sun museum on time and booked my tour for 10:30.
I really enjoyed this, even though I'm not really into rock and roll. Turns out the guy who started the studio was a blues freak and he went about the Delta recording blues artists, like Howlin Wolf, BB King and Muddy Waters. One day a guy came ...