Stockade Bed and Breakfast
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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Had breakfast with an old chap who favoured us with a long monologue which was pretty difficult to hear (and escape from). After that we got on the huge, decorated, hop on hop off bus which had a good local guide. This town has an interesting history. It was originally founded by capuchin monks who were in a flood prone area and used this high ridge nearby to bury their dead eventually they moved their monastery ...
Up early for brekky in the very posh dining room then a slide show by the riverlorian about the river in general and the boat/ship in particular, then an explanation of how the excursions work. Apparently the very fancy buses which are decorated to look like the paddle steamer follow us up the river. We landed at Nottaway instead of Oak Alley because of the height of the river, so our bus trip ...
... banks of the Mississippi and the house tour gave valuable insights into the lives of both the plantation owners and their slaves. Then back into the car driving north on Highway 61 ("The Blues Highway"), halfway to Natchez where we settled for the evening at another old Antebellum Plantation, English this time, still run by a descendant of the original Butler Family ...
We were planning on staying at John C. Stennis Space Center overnight and then taking the tours today. Last December when we passed by Stennis, it was still operational and tours were daily. We saw that they were constructing a science center at the property but didn't think much of it.
Since then, things have changed. The Space Center is no longer open and the science center is now the main form ...
... boat (6-8 people). It costs only a few dollars more and you often end up being the only guests on the boat - a private tour that is really enjoyable. As well as the natural flora and fauna you get an oversight of how people have lived in the bayou for generations. Due to Hurricane Katrina some of the waterways have changed and parts of the traditional "spooky" bayou are disappearing quickly so like many rain forests you need to see it soon. Tour the traditional bayou = ...