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Travel Blogs from Natchez
... and see them “fire” some balloons (which is basically lighting up at night), they are also doing this across the river in Louisiana so we see both.. cool. At 7:30 they pull a barge into the river and we get a 20 minute fireworks show,, very good too! Then the band starts… good songs (old rock) but the lead singer is terrible so we leave after 5 ...
... of me, one dead and doing nothing on the road. Two cracked and very dead armadillos. Birds, cows, horses and goats. I passed may farms along the way today that I could see their livestock.
I just made it into Louisiana before the last downpour started. The hotel I booked into is a 'budget' Inn and my room looks like a 60's basement (dark paneling etc). Still it's cheap and dry.
Wonder if I'll get to New Orleans tomorrow?
After a second sleepless night - mostly due to the heat, partly due to the large number of men in utes driving in and out of the otherwise empty campground (were they mafia? drug dealers? secret man lovers? rangers spying on us to make sure we paid?) we decided not to sleep in the van again. So we dragged our weary souls to a beautiful B&B in the town of Natchez on the Mississippi, an 'antebellum' (pre-civil war) house that is one ...
"To travel is to live... Well"
My inspiration to travel is neither an intense life changing event nor a split second decision to just up and go places. My reason for travel is the need to be a part of something bidder than myself, to push my limits, or test the water so to speak. I want to travel to be scared, nervous, excited, to experience things unknown or that scare me. I thrive to become blissfully lost, to immerse myself in a new culture, an outside world, a ...
... lodged in the roof of one of the rooms - a bomb went off in the 70s and the pencil literally shot up in the air and got stuck in the roof! We went up the tower and checked out the view from the observation deck.
Then over the state lines and into the state of Mississippi. Not the easiest state in the world to type correctly! Our main stop for lunch and our overnight stay is the town of Natchez. Its a tiny little town ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed