Courtyard by Marriott Baton Rouge Acadian Center

2421 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70808, United States | 3 star hotel
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Our trip schedule and activities

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... to Tirano; Bernina Express to Thusis (planned but could not exit so continued to Chur); train back to Thusis; bus to Bellinzona; train to Locarno- in bed by 1030 pm! ("Thusis incident")

Day 25 June 3 T Locarno: Lake boat to Isole de Brissago; visit botanical garden; went to market at Azcona on return; dinner with Heidi and Ron; goodbyes to Luigi and Barbara

Day 26 June 4 W ...

Church and state

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... Roman rule of the city lasted until 1453 at which time it was conquered by the Ottomans and became capital of the Ottoman Empire. Since the establishment of modern Turkey in 1923, the city was renamed Istanbul. This period of Roman rule is referred to as the Eastern Roman or Byzantine period.

I was able to get a few photos of the exterior of the Basilica from ground level- both ...

The boats of Venice

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... and emergency vessels (ambulance and fire- we saw one of the former but not the latter).

We observed and were on vessels in the Grand Canal and Rios numerous times. In spite, of the many boats and their many interactions we observed we didn't observe even one mishap, not even one contact between boats!! All the skippers appeared to be calm, cool-headed (not what one hears about Italians) and patient. I guess they've had a lot of years to get it right? ...

Louis and Roger invade the Naval Museum in Venice

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... and half models of water vessels dating from the earliest known vessels plying the waters of the Lagoon to modern war ships (frankly, of less interest to us). We chose to go our separate ways in the museum, each of us inspecting the exhibits of specific interest to us.

The models- half and scale- were of the most interest to me. One scale model of a actually extended vertically into a hole in the ...

Trip completed

A travel blog entry by expeditioners

... good health and a safe journey that none of us will soon forget.

Unfortunately I was the only one doing the journal entries so only my perspective of the trip was shared.

Thanks all for prayers, comments and just following along.

Bobby
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on 2421 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, is near LSU Tiger Stadium, Louisiana State University, The Old Governor's Mansion, and Magnolia Mound Plantation.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good