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Day 5: Memphis & Little Rock

Posted on July 1, 2016

By Ben Libov:   We kicked off today by visiting Graceland, Elvis’ home that he bought once he became famous. We took a tour of the mansion that took us through many rooms, including the famous jungle room and pool room, before taking us outside to see Elvis’ backyard, stable, and, eventually, where he lies today. Continue Reading »

Day 4: Tupelo & Memphis

Posted on June 30, 2016

By Aaron Mantell: The first section of today was composed of the bus ride from Birmingham to Memphis, which was a good chance to grow closer to the rest of the members of Etgar. It was nowhere near as bad as I expected.     We stopped at Elvis’ birth home in Tupelo to see the house Continue Reading »

Day 5- Memphis, Little Rock

Posted on July 3, 2015

-Emily Adelman  Starting off in Memphis, Tennessee, we began the day with a trip to the always entertaining & timeless Graceland, Elvis’s home in which he lived for 20 years until his untimely death in 1977. We learned how Elvis lived, both materially and spiritually. He not only had a huge house (Jungle Room, anyone?), Continue Reading »

Day 4- Birmingham, Memphis

Posted on July 2, 2015

-Rem Hellmann Today was the fourth day of traveling. It also happened to be my favorite day of Etgar so far. We started the day off at a hotel in Birmingham, Alabama and drove four hours making our way towards Memphis, Tennessee. Billy and Eli decided that we would stop after two hours of driving Continue Reading »

Day 4-Memphis and Little Rock-by Justin Baronoff

Posted on July 3, 2014

Today was a great adventure! We began in Memphis for a second day, visiting Elvis’ mansion Graceland. The whole place was very exciting. My favorite part of the house was Elvis’ racquetball room, where he would hang out and play games. This is where Elvis’ costumes, records, and awards were shown, which was both amusing Continue Reading »

Day 3-Tupelo and Memphis-by Hanna Planer

Posted on July 2, 2014

Today, when we rolled out of Birmingham, it was only a short trip to Tupelo, Mississippi. For years, my dad has been talking about taking me and my little sister to see the birthplace of Elvis, and now the joke is on them because I saw it all! Not only did I take pictures on Continue Reading »

Day 4 – Memphis & Little Rock – By Josh Forman

Posted on June 27, 2013

We started off our second day in Memphis by going to Graceland, the home of the King – Elvis Presley. His taste and style was eccentric and interesting, with carpets on the ceiling. In addition the mansion also highlighted how successful Elvis was besides his early years, which is what many people think of. He Continue Reading »

Day 3 – Tupelo & Memphis – By Noah Newfield

Posted on June 26, 2013

  Today we traveled from Birmingham Alabama to Memphis, Tennessee to learn about the impact of rock and roll on the history of civil rights. We ate lunch at Elvis’s birth home in Tupelo and then got back on the road and listened to Billy’s classic rock and blues music that was made in, or Continue Reading »