Best Western Plantation Inn

2179 Highway 70, Donaldsonville, Louisiana, 70346, United States | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... Day 15 May 24 S Venice: Thib's/Seals' to San Marco- ladies shop, Louis and Roger to Naval Museum, luch in Square, return to apt, dinner at apt with Thib's and Tyler's

Day 16 May 25 Su Venice: Roger helps Thib's catch bus to Airport, visit Murano, Burano and Torcello- buy glass piece in Murano

Day 17 May 26 M Venice: Visit Campanile and Doge's Palace with Tyler's; visit ...

Church and state

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... walls. The floors are beautifully designed and executed marble mosaics, some of which I took pictures off before realizing photos were not allowed.

This is the distinctive hat worn by all Doges. BTW, wives of Doges were termed Dogaressas!



The piazza (courtyard) connecting the Palace and the Basilica was used for ceremonial purposes and served as water ...

The boats of Venice

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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Ok I admit to being a "boat person", so I was fascinated by the boats on the canals and Lagoon of Venice. Whereas this posting will likely to be of interest only to those individuals of a similar persuasion, it's apparent that Venice only works because of its boats which move both the people and the freight into, out, and within the city.

Here's a summary of the types of boats that can be seen in the canals and Lagoon of the city.

Vaparetto (water ...

Louis and Roger invade the Naval Museum in Venice

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... a scale model of an experimental vessel (dated 1898) with a winged rudder and keel that was never constructed but predated by almost 100 years the modern concepts of a winged keel and hydrofoils.

One of the rowed "galleons" (?) had an unusual configuration for the oars with each oar station consisting of 3 side by side oars with each station manned by 3 oarsmen. I counted approximately 25 ...

Dairy

A travel blog entry by squirrel43

... kingdom begged me to stay with him for a while so I did. Everyday the lord would go hunting and while the lord was out hunting his wife was would be all over me she wanted the D bad. I only accepted kisses though, the lords wife tried to give me gifts first of the gifts was a gold ring. I did't accept it so she tried giving me the scarf i didn't wanna take it but she said it would keep me safe so i took it but the lord knew nuthing about ...

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This hotel, located on 2179 Highway 70, Donaldsonville, is near Houmas House Plantation, Bocage Plantation, and River Road African-American Museum.
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