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... raced back from Sun Studios to the Peabody Hotel. This famous landmark hotel in the centre of Memphis holds a very unusual distinction. It is the only hotel that has a resident flock of ducks who live in a suite on the roof and who swim in the lobby fountain all day. Each morning, the ducks march into the lift from their penthouse suite, along the red carpet and into the fountain, where they remain all day. At the end of the day, they march in reverse back to ...
Memphis, home of the blues and also Elvis Presley. We visited the home of the King during the afternoon. Although I wouldn't say that I am a huge Elvis fan it was really interesting to see his home which has been preserved from the time he was living in it. In a way I was left with more questions about who exactly this man was, especially after seeing his home and meditation garden. ...
... is also original for the acoustics. They still record there today. Some artists have been U2, Def Leppard, Chris Isaak and many more.
We checked into our hotel room and got changed. Tammy and I walked down to Beale St and had dinner at Blues City Cafe.
Then we just went up and down the street checking out the bars. There was live blues in every one. We spent the night ...
Memphis was fun today and we enjoyed learning about the birth of Rock n Roll. Starting at Sun Studios, we took a 45 minute tour and saw where Elvis Presley made his first record, along with lot of other recording artists. The sound studio is very small and still being used today by famous singers. Check out the photo of Ron singing into the same microphone that Elvis used.
BTW, we are not real Elvis fans, but it was still cool to hear about all of this stuff. ...
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 ...
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