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Woke up a bit dusty this morning, headache included. Must be something to do with the air in Texas or perhaps it was the boat load of booze I tipped down my neck last night. Met the fellas downstairs for breakfast before repacking. We hit the road again just after midday bound for Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the 4th state (I include New Mexico in that …
The girls had a hearty Embassy breakfast before we packed the car and drove to the Rice campus. On the way we found my old apartment building on Westheimer, Avalon Square. The whole area has been built up with high ride condo building and high end shops and restaurants, and a Whole Foods just a few blocks away now. We parked on campus and walked around the music building. I thought I would be more flooded by emotions, and it was really neat to be there, but it ...
... small museum. I'm not keen on that kind of history, but my driver wanted to go check it out.
Coming back it alternated between brilliant sunshine and rain so hard it was difficult to see the road ahead. Thankfully only a brief patch to drive through.
Tomorrow we're on the move again to Natchez. It's also steeped in history, so fingers crossed we embrace more of this lovely area's past
... of the apartment by 8 am; train to Bellinzona; train to Milano; train the San Lucia Station in Venice; check into Hotel Santa Chiare
Day 27 June 5 Th Baton Rouge: Caught 7 am bus to Marco Polo Airport for 1050 pm flight; one bag over weight; direct flight to Atlanta; very smooth process through customs and passport control; flight to Baton Rouge delayed almost 1 1/2 hrs on taxiway due to weather ...
... and from the courtyard of the Doge's Palace and from a perch atop the observation level of the Campanile- those photos are included herein.
Additionally, you can take a look at the images available at the following Internet site. The Basilica is said to have some 4750 square yards of mosaics some of which are seen in my photos. The floors are also richly decorated in mosaics. ...
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