Travel Blogs from Memphis
... NOT A TENT tonight. What??? Yep, I didn't ask to switch to a cabin because of rain, but how good did this work out? We saw lightning bolts all over the sky coming home. Before we came back to the cabin, we drove by Graceland and saw it all lit up at night. We then came back to the cabin and watched some channel with all these old shows - Dragnet, Adam 12, and Night Gallery. Tomorrow we head home and I really don't want this to end.
... importantly due to how much we enjoyed it, we ended up staying in silky O'Sullivan's pub. This is a huge place, mainly consisting of a huge outdoor terrace, complete with 2 separate bars (one of which also served directly to customers on Beale street) and a stage.
The band playing that night were incredible. Popular covers of songs, very wedding band like, but only much better and with a fearlessness for doing 'uncoverable' songs. They did bohemian rhapsody at the start of ...
... which was really interesting. Got to listen to some exclusive tracks including a session that Sam Phillips secretly recorded of the The Million Dollar Quartet one night. The recording studio still has a lot of original features including one of Elvis' microphones and jerry lee Lewis' piano. We then went to the Peabody hotel in time to watch the duck march! It's a Memphis tradition dating back to ...
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... get a coat' as they cruised past! Hell even the insults in Memphis are kinda friendly!
It is a fantastically welcoming city although we glimpsed a little of the undercurrent of tension on Saturday night as 70,000 rival college football fans invaded the city! After a great meal in The Flying Saucer (highly recommended if you're ever in town) we strolled down to Beale where we had to queue about 30 mins JUST to get on the street! And to reward us ...
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