Motel 6 Memphis - Graceland
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Breakfast at the hotel..Mini waffles and biscuit with gravy.
Drove to the Civil Rights Museum.It was built around the hotel (Lorraine Motel) where Martin Luther King was assasinated.It chronicles the American Civil rights movement and how civils rights was brought about .There is a bus with Rosa Parks.Also show the room where the assasin Earl …
Drove to see Graceland.Joined a tour of Graceland.Saw the jungle room with green carpet in the ceiling.Also the TV room,yellow with mirrored ceiling.Saw the Las Vegas jump suits,golden records and memorabilia.
Ate pork pulled barbcue sandwich.Saw a lot of shops of Elvis souvenirs like Christmas ornaments.
Drove downtown to Sun Recording …
We left the "Hospitality House" hotel about 8am and headed for Alabama, looking for Sam's geocaches.
We didn't find them all, but we did find a few of them. What we did find a lot of was squashed armadillos. These creatures seem pretty dim, but they are cool enough when in one living piece.
When we got back to Memphis, the fun began. /Looking for the entrance to the airport, we ...
... have been luxurious back in its day, with gold-flecked bathroom sinks etc, but it looked so dark and dated now. I found it interesting that they made almost no mention of his drug use, except a single line at the end saying he died at 42 due to health complications from prescription drug abuse. There was also no photos, footage or mention of his massive weight gain or his health in the later years.
Next we drove to the Civil Rights ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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