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... Sun Studios. Founded by Sam Phillips in the 1950s, the studio was responsible for some of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s. It was also the studio responsible for launching the careers of a huge number of artists, the most memorable being Elvis Presley. When we entered into the reception and gift-shop area, decked out like a 1950s style café, complete with a juke box and album covers lining the walls, I was struck by how informal everything was. ...
... will be posted tomorrow night) and I had 10 minutes to unload and change before the pink Cadillac arrived to take us to supper at Marlow's. There was a singer that did beautiful Elvis impersonations and a gentleman in the audience also did a lovely song. The food was very flavourful and we sampled the local beer which was light and refreshing.
But now I must sleep as we want to take the Graceland tour in the morning.
... 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 ...
... historical site, were we saw
the museum about the civil rights and the little rock 9, it was an
interesting museum, lots to read and understand. The it was back on
the coach. The last part of the journey i listened to podcasts for a
bit, then we arrived in Memphis.
First of all we did a quick driving tour to see the
sights including some of the museums, Beale street and the stadiums.
We then arrived at the hotel – the comfort ...
I step out into a crisp, windy Memphis morning to walk Oscar around the Mud Island River Park across the street. True to form, he wastes no time splashing into the ice cold Mississippi River for a morning swim. The thick, dried out brush he pushes through on the water's edge turns out to be thistle so we spend the next half an hour back at the hotel untangling spiky burrs from his coat.
Breakfast is eggs and bacon with biscuits ...