BEST WESTERN St Francisville Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Saint Francisville
... another and I am half way through it but first I have to spend time with my two sisiters before I go all the way through that door.
I want to thank all my family and friends who toured this bus trip with me, as I felt you all with me every mile of the way so I invite you all to tour the next chapter in my life, "Australia or Bust!" see ya'll from down under!
... music at the Cafe des Amis - but not today, never mind the bridge is interesting as a lift pulls the centre section up for boats. Back on the 10 and getting closer to Baton Rouge I ring around hotels, all the ones in the centre are either booked or way too expensive so we settle on a Best Western that is only 4 miles outside. Once we check in we set TomTom for the centre on the iPad it says 27miles - panic! I swear it had said ...
Nearly 10 degrees Celsius today! Checked out of our hotel and stopped by a supermarket to get some yoghurt and fruit, then on to Vicksburg Military Park. We watched a video at the visitor's centre then drove through the park stopping to look at various monuments and plaques. Beautiful scenery. There are over 17,000 Union soldiers from the Vicksburg Siege of the American Civil War buried there, most unidentified. We talked about ...
... piercing through the ghostly image. It was one of those “WOW” moments. But, we were on a bridge with no shoulder in which to pull over and at 55mph I could only have captured a greyish blurrrr as we passed quickly by. And so, what began as a WOW moment rapidly deteriorated into a deflated oooooooh.
But, I have to include it in this entry because it was the kind of impression one really does want to capture ...
... Oysters, and i believe i am now officially an oyster convert. Who knows next stop caviar? Les continued the experiential culinary theme by ordering the local cocktail "Ramo's Gin Fizz" which contains egg white which has to be shaken for five minutes (Don't think our bar tender was too impressed with that order). Les said it didn't taste too good, but like a real trooper she didn't let a drop of gin go to waist and finished it all.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking