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The new (and bigger) tent arrived yesterday and we got the chance to put it up today. It is huge, but surprisingly easy to put up although it may be a different story in the dark and the rain by myself. We put it up and then Gypsy and I tried it ...
... I did, I then had a hard time keeping stationary for that long, so I dropped out of the tour.
... There is also a museum here with a tour of a riverboat, the history of the river, and a movie about the various tragedies that have been brought about by the Mississippi flooding.
The Mississippi is still flooded and we noticed today that there should have been an area of land off to one side of the island, but it is still underwater as you can see the tops of the trees just barely sticking out. We have a picture of this.
Lunch today was at ...
... both the floor and the ceiling! Amaze. We only got to see the bottom level of the house as the upstairs in private (he died upstairs).
The mansion tour then led outside, past Elvis' office in the garage, and past his pony paddocks. We continued on into a museum of Elvis' outfits, records, awards and other memorabilia, which was pretty cool, and then finally back outside to his gravesite. This was pretty intense - there was a huge crowd of people ...
... house and the trophy rooms, racquetball court and grave site. It was well laid out and a good experience (a side from the bus boarding portion).
We then returned back to the visitor center side of the street and walked through a museum of Elvis' cars and went inside his two planes. Yes, Elvis lived the good life and, as I've mentioned previously, he's still getting paid.
As for Aria - I don't know what she thought of the Graceland visit. ...
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