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... way out of port, loud with music, and brimming with tourists. I walked the river bank and down to cafe de mon, and I mean down as the city is very below sea level. I was expecting a cafe with a range of products as it was described to me as 'check it out if you have a sweet tooth', but all that was on the menu was basic coffee and a type of French pastry. The cafe seems to be in chaos as there seemed to be no organised rules on seating and the place was buzzing ...
There was one more bit of history that Vicksburg needed to show me. And that was Grants Canal. The bend in the river that created a point was more prominent then it is today. When Grants army was on the other side of the river, they attempted to remove Vicksburg from being a strategic locating by digging a Canal across the point. Effectively bypassing Vicksburg and taking it out of the war. Unfortunately after so much digging, the river, rather then taking this ...
... with temps around 75 F. for the weekend.
Liz is under the weather with a cold and sore throat and other than buying some groceries, propane and getting an oil change today, we are keeping a low profile this evening. The huge storm that has engulfed pretty much all of North America should pass in a couple of days but it certainly has taken its toll by all news reports. The folks down here aren't prepared for ...
... to change his perspective. I told him it was a good thing that they ran out of food -- that means his business is picking up! He still comped our food anyway. Everything they did serve us was delicious. We had biscuits and gravy (andoulie and chorizo), biscuits and brisket, grits, corn, crab chowder and hot chocolate.
Rode 15 miles
... final blog update - once it's written, it'll all be done and over, so I've put off writing it.
And that all pretty much sucks pickled gerbil *****. Without a doubt, this has been the best holiday of my life. I can't begin to tell you how much I didn't want to come home. It makes it very hard to look back and remember everything with humour, and not taint it with the bitterness of leaving.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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