Collina Plantation B&B
Travel Blogs from Port Gibson
... t believe how bad it smelled but was still ready to give it a try. John came home and as soon as he walked through the door asked what that terrible smell was. We tasted it and threw it out. We are still not ready to try it. Arrived in Vicksburg and picked up all of the tourist info. We set out the next morning for Vicksburg National Military Park. The owner of the RV park loaned us a CD that explains the 16 mile driving tour. It was wonderful. ...
... br> After the parade we went for a drive around town - it was a bit of a ghost town really and a lot of things were closed. There are two very big Casinos here - Diamondjacks and Ameristar - so this is where everyone was hanging out! We went into Ameristar for a coffee but the coffee shop didn't open until 2.00 pm (?!).
Dropped 'Mr Tourist' back at our hotel ...
... mile on to a very
picturesque, if gross lake. We hung out in the shade, just relaxing
after our first day on the trail.
Tonight we are just relaxing, having
dinner and going to sleep. We plan on having rice with Creole
Jambalaya seasoning mix, carrots, pinto beans, and at Seb's request,
baby corn. I don't think the food is ever going to be dull.
So far our goals for the trip are as
Seb: Be able to consecutively hit ...
... which was 25 min. away. That was not bad so we would not have to get the truck and RV towed which is a pain in the rear. The funny part of the ordeal was our dog – the grass on the side of the highway was high and wet so she would refuse to move and walk through it. The bad part about this was I took no pictures to record all this fun but at the time I was not thinking about that. Back on the road we drove back to Georgia to Allen’s Automotive. ...
... Corinne & I were the last to get our meals at about 20 minutes before we were supposed to get back on the bus. We gobbled the food and headed back to the bus without any sightseeing. The restaurant we ate in was in the original National Biscuit Company (NABISCO) building.
Our last stop was the Vicksburg Battlefield Museum. This museum has a Diorama of the Battle of Vicksburg. They also had numerous models of all kinds ...