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Leaving the drama of New Orleans behind us, we took a taxi back to the airport and picked up a hire car. Headed out west towards Baton Rouge and set the SatNav for the Oak Alley Plantation. This Creole plantation (french speaking descendants of original French pioneers) grew sugar cane and had a large number of slaves prior to the civil war. It is a beautiful place, right ...
... and grind against the outer edge of the rotators. That was straight from Gordon’s mouth, no way I could come up with that on my own. A quick 45 min stop and we are all sorted. We head back to the camp site because we had nothing planned for the day as we thought it might have been a bigger issue and take a lot longer. Plan made and off we go towards Morganza.
While our drive was not boring it was nothing we hadn't seen before. ...
... recommenced once the storm had passed. However, we decided to give St. Francisville a miss.
It has rained all day and has been quite cold. Now I am glad I brought those long sleeved tops.
The ashtrays have disappeared from the Sun Deck (the only place you can smoke on the boat). My guess is that they went overboard in the storm this morning.
Lazy afternoon, including a 2 hour sleep. This is becoming a ...
... New Orleans, which the owners sons had fought in with the General. The rooms were filled with antiques authentic to the early 1800's. The outbuildings were also intact, and we were given a tour of these work areas which sustained the house and the plantation.You can read more about the Cottage Plantation here: http://www.cottageplantation.com/
From here we drove a short distance to ...
... the Turnbull’s furniture were lovely portraits and works of art. Outside was a small doctor’s house, built to keep the doctor nearby after a family member fell ill to fever. (The doctor later married into the family!) It took many dedicated servants to run this household and we saw the bell system which was used to call them-much like that on Downton Abbey, if you are a fan. We also saw the ...