Wingate by Wyndham Cordova / Memphis
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... something lost in translation though as we explained why we had two different immigration forms for Fish and Reeder and not realising at first that was our surnames he thought we were some sort of Fish Breeders...which took some explaining! But he couldn't have made us feel more welcome and excited about entering the country! And after all, it's not every day someone tells your hubbie he's batting out of his league and needs to keep on ...
... Studios tour which I loved, I mean it was the birthplace of rock n roll after all. They say "If music was a religion then Memphis would be Jerusalem and Sun Studios would be its most holy shrine." Yep that sums it up for me. It was the first studio ever to record Elvis and many other artists including Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Howlin' Wolf, BB King and Johnny Cash recorded there as well. U2 even recorded some of their Rattle & Hum album there ...
... taken by several old buildings and told stories of ghost sightings, etc. It was fun, and the tour guided through in some interesting city history. Not something we would do again but it was good for one time. One of the best parts was riding the Main Street trolley back to Beale Street. The trolly system uses authentic old electric trolly cars. Pretty neat! Well by this time we figured we had done enough for one day and were ready to hit the ...
... Zoo a whole bunch. We were initially a little sad that we couldn't feed the giraffes (they only do it Wednesday through Sunday), but the fantastic enclosures and massive selection of really odd animals (THEY HAD AN AARDVARK AND A TOUCAN) definitely made up for it. We hit the big cats section first and spent what felt like hours watching two of the snow leopards. One of them was walking around with its tail in its mouth and then they started rolling ...
... an original Elvis Sun 45 in it's stack (though it plays very poorly because of how often it's been listened to)!
2) Beale Street: As a boy, Elvis frequently visited Beale street, rare for a white kid as this was a segregated black area back then. He loved listening to the great music drifting from it's clubs and there's ...