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Travel Blogs from Memphis
... were in Mississippi. This was the state that we were going to pass through and not actually stop in. So, to rectify matters, we decided to stop and grab lunch en route. We didn't have time to visit any of the towns on the way through as the eventual destination was 6 and a half hours away from our beginning and we needed to be in Memphis before Sun Studios closed. So, service station food it was yet again. It was here that we had our first real experience of ...
... part that is called 'Fat man's misery' as you work in a very narrow, empty riverbed, so narrow you had to walk side ways as some points and the roof is only 5ft above, so you have to stoop as well. Great caves. Nashville, Tennessee: What can I say about Nashville, we arrived on the cusp of the music awards, the town was buzzing. It is like a little Vegas with all the neon lights and music in Broadway St....but it's good music here! They had the ...
... rocked up about 9ish, it was a huge festival full of heavily securitized tents and gazebos that had private parties of said bbq cooks that were invite only. This meant that the 3 of us, along with thousands of other people, were left walking around in a massive circle, eating 10 dollar sandwiches from the general food wagons, and drinking 10 dollar plastic cups of beer, looking wantonly on at other people having a good time, whilst occasionally trying to charm our way in to places ...
It was an early start this morning, made worse after the
late night. I got up at 6.30am, showered, dressed, started packing,
then went to breakfast at 7am, after breakfast it was back to room,
finished packing, got ready for the day, then it was bags to coach at
745am. For the first part of the trip i slept.
The first stop of the day was at Texakarna, where we had
time for a few pictures, before it was back on the coach and a ...
... we’ve seen trailer parks. Some of them are quite nice – they just look like a little community of mobile homes. Most look exactly like what you’d imagine from Eminem’s songs – broken down cars, junk everywhere, rusty trailers.
We went to Shiloh National Park, which is a former Civil War battlefield with a memorial, cemetery of fallen soldiers and small museum.
When we were nearly in Memphis, we had a voicemail on our ...