Relax Inn Memphis
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... Airplanes, Cars, Sincerely Elvis, Elvis' Hawaii, '68 Special, and the free Tupelo museum. Really enjoyed them all especially since they always had Elvis songs playing. One of our group had to have her picture taken next to every cardboard Elvis--what a riot!
This trip ...
... 200 miles South West of Nashville.
On my way out of town, I stop off for a hearty lunch (again, nothing to do with last night's bourbon, just a healthy appetite) before I hit the road again. What better place than the Loveless Café, proudly serving fried chicken with biscuits and country ham to passersby on Highway 100 since 1951.
I try to take the scenic route for the relatively short journey to Memphis but Google ...
... s, and I was even able to get a photo with the microphone that Elvis used to record his first album.
Next I wanted to checkout Graceland, Elvis’s mansion. The self-guided audio tour took me through the mansion (which was in its original state from when he passed in 1977 (many of the items dated from the late 50’s and 60’s)), Elvis’s grave, a collection of his automobiles and his two jet planes. It was a very fascinating tour and great insight into his ...
... Thought we'd be wiped out and sleep like babies but somehow the travel and excitement caused a pretty fitful night of tossing and turning....maybe should have had the cheeky wee nightcap after all!
Oh and as for the coffee update, it has now produced some liquid but unfortunately out of the wrong orifice so it's currently a murky puddle on the desk....I for one am not desperate enough to lick it up but I can't speak for my husband!
... studio where these big names of yesteryear recorded and heaps of cool stuff like the old fashion microphones and recording equipment. The actual studio, floors, acoustic ceiling tiles and everything inside is as it was in the 50's and 60's so it is almost like a museum. The tour lasted about an hour and the guide provided a great overview of how Elvis got signed by the label, different jam sessions, etc. There was also snippets of some of the more amusing ...
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