Starlight Plantation

2228 Highway 494, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 71457, United States | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Natchitoches

Plantation Day on the Cane River

A travel blog entry by itchy-feet-bc

74

... Complex. The main house is still a private residence owned by Betty Hertzog who is a descendent of the original LeComptes family. These plantations are located a fair distance from town and the Red River was the primary mode of transportation. When the river changed its course it changed the economy of the plantations. Unlike what you see in the movies, life was not all that glamorous. These were working farms which were subject ...

New Orleans to Natchitoches

A travel blog entry by itchy-feet-bc

25

... course resulting in a 36 mile long oxbow lake known as the Cane River. When it changed from a river port it gave rise to cotton kingdoms along the river. The affluent owners had plantation homes as well as elegant houses in the town. The fact that it became isolated resulted in the preservation of its heritage. The town shares French, Spanish, African and Anglo-Saxon ...

Almost Creole Country...

A travel blog entry by laura.buechel

52

... but not quite! There's still a lot of French influence here, however, and most street names are "Rue" something or another! This is a lovely town, we took a long walk through the town, along the river, through the Northwestern campus and back and introduced the girls to walking in 101-degree weather! Needless to say, they drank a lot!

To backtrack a ...

Day 15 - Man, Do I miss Texas!

A travel blog entry by jimfrondorf

6

No, not really. Today, finally, 65 miles into my ride, I put Texas in my rear view mirror. OK, so I don't have a rear view mirror, even better, one glance after I crossed the state line and it was gone. If you were counting, and I was, that was 8 days and about 842 miles of Cowboy country. Today was day 15, so half the trip to this point took place there.

Today, Louisiana, Hopefully, tomorrow into Mississippi ...

Made a list and checked it twice...

A travel blog entry by teamroman

Even before this trip this week, I had two business trips. Today I spent the morning getting ready to leave work behind for 6 days and pack my bags! Fortunately I had my packing list ready to roll and a cab scheduled to pick me up. I made it to the ...

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