Night Rustic Reunion

Memphis, TN

October 4 - 8, 2018




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2018 Travelogue




Home Sweet Home for 4 nights – Excellent Hotel


Incredible lobby with outstanding evening entertainment and casual bar



Rediculously long hallway to our rooms (85 yds)    Wild hall wallpaper too


Legendary Beale Street venue

Acrobatic street performers on Beale Street after our dinner


Southern Barbeque Pork dinner at BB Kings


Crew enjoying the Memphis menu


10 of us dined at BB’s…6 at this table


And 4 at this table.  The wait for seating was long


Music was loud but the Blues band made this an unforgettable night


Waiting on our City Tour bus to arrive for our pickup at the hotel

L-R: Dave R-29 & Linda, Dave R-32 & Sue, Mike R-27 & Lyn, Frank R-36 & Maggi, Terri & Tom R-31, Masayo & Jim R-21

Our Tour Driver Guide was outstanding and very entertaining!



The following photos were taken during our guided tour of Memphis by bus.  On the left is BB King and of course Elvis, both statues being quite huge


Memorial at St. Judes Children’s Hospital in Memphis


Memorial Garden erected by Danny Thomas and his wife


Dave & Linda enjoying the garden


Lyn, Mike & Sue also in the garden


The Duckmaster in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel


Release of the ducks in their daily march to the fountain pool


Female Mallards enjoying their day in the pool of the lobby


An old poster showing Mr. Lansky, Elvis’s private tailor, doing a fitting on Elvis


With the tour ended and lunch finished, we walked the foot bridge to Mud Island


Walking over a portion of the Mighty Mississip, the views were spectacular


Taking advantage of the thoughtfully placed rockers on the long foot bridge


Mud Island contains a full scale model replica of the Mississippi River


Originally a sports arena, the Pyramid now houses the largest Bass Pro Shop


Inside the Pyramid woven among the shops is a full scale operating Lodge


Large water ponds inside the Pyramid with a wide selection of water creatures


Our location for dinner, inside the Pyramid, on our second night in town

Dining room aquarium in Uncle Buck’s


Hardhat diver watches over the diners



           Historic Victorian Mallory-Neely House               Stained Glass doors and above the front entrance            Very ornate ceiling medalions and moulding


Ballroom where major in home events were held


Dining room where guests were entertained


Bedroom with partial canopy as per that time period


Lower deck: Dave & Sue, Masayo & Jim, Terri & Tom, Margaret & Linda

Upper level: Cheryl & Bob, Lyn & Mike, Linda & Dave


Waiting somewhat patiently for our turn at the trough


After dinner, a very pleasant cruise up the Mississippi out on deck


Dining on board, dance floor in background




Waiting to be seated at Brother Juniper’s…


…and more waiting, but it was certainly worth it, a fun meal




Sun Recording Studio where Elvis and many others got their starts


Elvis’s first jam session at Sun with 3 seasoned pros


Closing Dinner & Program at Delta’s Kitchen in the hotel


David & Linda Hull


Robert & Cheryl Harris


Margaret Shields & Linda Rudeseal


Jim Hetherington & Masayo


Michael & Lyn Davenport


Thomas & Terri Canter


David & Sue DeKoker



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