Super 8 Memphis/East/Macon Cove
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... cost $500,000 a year in upkeep, and expenses had dwindled Elvis' and Priscilla's daughter Lisa Marie's inheritance to only $1 million. Taxes were due on the property, those and other expenses due came to over $500,000. Faced with having to sell Graceland, Priscilla examined other famous houses/museums, and hired a CEO, Jack Soden, to turn Graceland into a moneymaker. Graceland was opened to the public on June 7, 1982. Priscilla's gamble paid off, after only ...
... huge, but mostly empty at this time of year.
April 13: Day 8 360800 to 361255 455kms Branson MO to West Memphis, Arkansas
Pat just asked me how many kms we have gone in 8 days… 4,155! The van is running well, touch wood. I passed a couple of semis in one go today on a secondary highway… had to get the old bus up to 70 kmh! We normally cruise freeways at 65.
I am writing this from the west bank of ...
... it, entertaining and having fun there.
After leaving the mansion, you go back across the road and that is souvenir city. Elvis is certainly big business in Memphis! We have spent the largest part of the day here and it was very interesting. He was a remarkable man who certainly changed the face of music forever. Tomorrow we will be in yet another State and city, but this will be a big one for my bucket list; tomorrow I will be in New ...
Today i woke up at 7am, showered, dressed, went down to
breakfast, ate, then back to the room where i got ready for the day,
there was a bit of time before we left so i was able to get on the
wifi for a bit. I also uploaded a few pictures to Facebook. We meet
up at 9.30am, it was just starting to rain as we headed to Graceland.
I had decided not to bring an umbrella as the rain did not look like
staying and it was just sprinkles at the moment.
... so pleased we did it!
Steve and Jess had spent a leisurely couple of hours wandering across the bridge and along the river but with sun scorching the pavements it was definitely time for a cold beer round the pool. And in a holiday of firsts Mrs Reeder stripped off to a bikini...never worn one before in my life but now seemed as good a time as ever. Whilst it had been an awesome couple of days packed full of all Memphis has to offer, the smell of ...