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Once we got to Graceland, we picked up our pre-booked tickets and then waited in a huge queue to get another shuttle bus over the road to the actual mansion. I don't know why we had to get buses literally across the road, but we did and it was daft. On the way, we were supplied with headsets much like those in Alcatraz to give audio-tours as we walked through the mansion. I quite like this, as you take in much more information whilst listening as you ...
... house and the trophy rooms, racquetball court and grave site. It was well laid out and a good experience (a side from the bus boarding portion).
We then returned back to the visitor center side of the street and walked through a museum of Elvis' cars and went inside his two planes. Yes, Elvis lived the good life and, as I've mentioned previously, he's still getting paid.
As for Aria - I don't know what she thought of the Graceland visit. ...
... things in the house, like a glass hallway, a jungle themed room, and a racquet ball room. My favorite room that I got to see was the living room, and I liked this room because I thought it looked the most like a regular room that a lot of people have. I thought that it was interesting that there were peacock stained glass walls, because it didn’t look like it fit the room style. I learned that Elvis ...
... up a few minutes later (dressed as Mother Nature—it was Halloween day), and she had no clue about a Hall of Fame. In fact, as we took the tour, which was through offices, cubicles, and conference rooms, we asked people about a Hall of Fame, and no one knew anything about it.
Another interesting thing about the headquarters: I didn’t hear one note of barbershop harmony during the entire hour we were ...
... ripped his chest to shreds...they say he was probably dead by the time he hit the ground. To make the story even worse, the wife of the owner of the Motel ran out to see what the noise was and had a heart attack and died four days later. Interestingly, those pro segregation wanted him dead but his death was really the turning point of change in equality, especially in the south. We continued into the museum which went through the history ...
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