Colonial Inn & Suites
Travel Blogs from Memphis
... for the day, had some bacon and eggs, and then caught a taxi into the city center. Since it was still early, nothing much was open. We walked in the rain down quaint little streets and found a cozy cafe with cute decor where we had a cup of coffee and enjoyed some free wifi. We couldn't pass up a chocolate croissant and a fresh croissant with jelly while we sat. After about an hour we ventured back into the rain and walked to the shopping district of ...
... untimely death at 26 in a plane crash.
But probably the most memorable experience in Memphis was the National Civil Rights museum which has been built around the Lorraine Hotel where Martin Luther King Jr was shot in 1968. I have never been so engrossed and moved by a museum and that is a big call as I have been to many, many museums. It tells the story, so powerfully, of African Americans, and their struggle for rights since the earliest days of America. It does ...
... would so love to see Graceland one day maybe
28 September near Frayser, TN, United States via Mobile
Last night in Memphis, making the ...
... but they were fully booked so we decided to use our coupon and stay out of Downtown on the cheap but close to Graceland. We went out that night to get some food, whilst driving I decided nah it looks a bit rough so I locked the car doors. In the morning we were watching the news only to discover there was a shooting 2blocks away from our motel! From this we decided to splash out and stay in a nice place downtown. I found a good deal on hotwire.com. We ...
... song was "The Cleaning Lady". We stayed here for a couple of beers but I really wasn't loving it so we buggered off, saying bye bye to Beal St for good this time.
The day of our departure was upon us and so it was off to Lenny's Sub Shop for an early lunch and then onto the guitar pawn store mentioned earlier. It's the type of place where you walk up to the door, press the buzzer, the assess you to ensure you're not a threat and then let you ...
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