Motel 6 Memphis Northeast
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... taxi ranks at the other end of the airport, rather than let Sam walk on her gammy leg.
After our nice experience with the car rental people, we got hosed by the taxi people, $31 to get from the airport to the hotel. Capitalist swine! At the hotel we were informed that they had a shuttle we could have used for considerably less. That's ok, we made good use of the service later.
... name is Jacqueline Smith and she was the last resident of the Lorraine Motel where King was assassinated, which is now the site of the museum. She barricaded herself in her room when the motel was being made into the museum and was forcibly removed. Since then, she has spent almost every day in front of the museum protesting – for 26 YEARS. She’s protesting that the museum is a tourist trap, costing $10 million that would be better spent ...
... for about 1 hour so we head down towards Beale Street which is home to plenty of bars/music joints/restaurants. We stroll around for a while checking out different spots and Charlie is starting to become a little difficult to get along with, for everyone of us not just me. The Memphis Grizzlies NBA Team play at the FedEx Forum just around the corner from Beale St. and they have a series of concrete spheres outside of ...
... water fountain just behind the graves and they are covered with all coloured flowers. Whatever about inside, whoever designed this was on the money. The combination of colours and smells, and the atmosphere of reverence around the grave was incredible.
It wasn't until we went out for dinner that night that we realised it was kinda a big day in America - 9/11. Completely passed us by in Elvisland. Marlowe's bar and grill came and picked us up from ...
... for 2 hours, and we drive into the "rumpity" dilapidated town of Clarkesdale. It's late in the day, and we drive to Ground Zero Blues Club. It's "rough as" from the outside, and "rough as " on the inside, BUT its perfect!!! :) . This is a town with such character and is like a rough rock on the outside, but a crystal on the inside. Ground Zero was set up by actor Morgan Freeman and another ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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