Rodeway Inn Memphis
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We got on the road this morning headed for Memphis. We made a few uninteresting stops at gas stations and what not for the essentials but our lunch stop was at a rest stop which was becoming the norm. While we were there, there was this adorable sausage puppy and we spoke in detail about our plans to kidnap it and keep it. The plan wasn't flawed in any way at all. :/ We continued driving and made it to our campsite in the early arvo. Our camp ground was called Graceland and all ...
... snipper. We stood in the very room where Luther King was staying (in the Lorraine Motel) and went onto the balcony where he was assignated, quite a strange experience.
After our afternoon of history we headed to Beale Street to check out the action and see what all the hype was about! Memphis is the self proclaimed BBQ capital of the states and its speciality is BBQ pork. After carefully selecting the resturant ...
... feel to it, maybe it's all the tourists wearing cowboy boots and hats or possibly all the hype around it. Beale street, although also quite touristy, has a much more varied scene.
Due I'm sure in some part to the festival, the street was packed. It was like a big friendly street party and everything that the actual food festival was not. The plan was originally to crawl down the strip, hitting as many bars as possible, however, in part due to cover charge at every single one, ...
... bathrooms and Elvis's bedroom which had a king size bed.
Next stop was the car museum where they a number of his favourite cars and motorbikes on display. This included 2 Rolls Royces, his pink Cadillac which he gave to his mother and even a John Deere tractor he had when he owned on a ranch. They had a great short film with all the great car scenes from his movies.
We then into the Viva Las Vegas exhibit separately as Zach was acting up. I LOVED ...
... water covering the road to the main office.
For dinner we ate at Rendezvous which was an authentic Memphis BBQ restaurant and served famous ribs! I tried the rack of ribs and I ATE THE WHOLE THING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yes! Life achievement!
We then strolled down to Beale Street (a.k.a. Pervert Plaza, Slum Street, Alcohol Avenue, Loser Lane, Ratchet Road.) In other words it disgusted me. Like ...