- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Left Memphis via the Stax studio, birthplace of soul music. Knew we were in for treat when the sound system in their car park was playing Marvin Gaye when we arrived.
Drove south on the Blues Highway, route 61, to Clarksdale,Mississippi. We're in the heart of cotton country, in the Mississippi delta, flat land ...
We're actually on 61 today, all our other days we've used scenic routes like the Natchez Trace or other highways to catch different attractions like BB's museum. We've done bits of 61 but today it's all interstate for about an hour to get us to Memphis. This lack of 61 miles hadn't stopped us buying 61 signs for the new decking at the van and fridge magnets. We will be morally obliged to pass Reds, our Clarkesdale local, so you can all ...
... for 60 years (probably hasn't) and they usually appear to be closed, but they are open for business and this is all perfectly normal...strange. Paul finds more vinyl he likes and I am starting to think I may need alcohol to get me through this day. Next up is another blues shop/ record store. At least the guy who works here is mildly entertaining, he is a major nerd who has come back to Clarksdale to spend more time with his mother. He is interesting ...
... off the highway and take a look around. This is what we do and unfortunately can't hang around for too long as we are on the arrive-by-8pm deadline. Which we do. The Shack-Up Inn is amazing and if you ever get the chance, you should try and come here. Very very cool. Our quarters are actually quite large with 2 bedrooms. We also have a porch complete with rocking chairs.
We head on down to the communal area where they have a bar and the live music and find quite a few ...
... imagine that). There was nothing to see here that hadn't been thoroughly milked in Memphis. The experience here was simply the acknowledgement of the King's humble beginnings. We looked over the little two room shack where the King was born and where his twin brother Jessie was still-born. A 1939 Dodge Plymouth, the type the family used to get the **** out of Tupelo in 1948, was on display. There was even an example of an outhouse, which I thought was pushing ...
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