Crossland Economy Studios - Baton Rouge - Sherwood Forest
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... on the map this stuff happens.
Lake Pontchartrain is massive. There was a pontoon boat screaming across the lake and I thought of our Lake Congamond. Congamond is not a Pontchartrain but our new pontoon boat flies.
I Exited I-10. The GPS recalculated and sent me across New Orleans Parish to the Mississippi River. I wanted to go to the French Quarter.This wasn't an issue until I got into ...
... yummy. After dinner and wonderful conversation among friends we walked to the Old Liberty Theater for more music by the same band and more dancing. The music was good and so was the dancing. Two hours well spent.
We returned to our bus and headed back for Baton Rouge. Pat and I was able to get to know one another a little better. She told me all about the cruise she and her husband had just gone on. That sounds like fun. Maybe one day. We arrived ...
Had breakfast with an old chap who favoured us with a long monologue which was pretty difficult to hear (and escape from). After that we got on the huge, decorated, hop on hop off bus which had a good local guide. This town has an interesting history. It was originally founded by capuchin monks who were in a flood prone area and used this high ridge nearby to bury their dead eventually they moved their monastery ...
... It was a very grand residence with 365windows and doors and 11 foot high doors. There was a group in costume dancing in the ballroom which was lovely. Some interesting plaster work which was made from clay, mud, horse hair and Spanish moss. Also lots of antique furniture. Back just in time for our early dinner, followed by a show in the grand saloon From Bourbon to Beale, quite well ...
... and I look up and low and behold I see a white horse with a girl riding bareback. I am not confident that my mind isn't playing tricks on me, but I ask Anne about it in the morning and she says that it's not uncommon, but usually there's a man riding it. Go figure! Let's just fulfill all the Texas stereotypes with two trucks in the driveway and people riding their horses everywhere, eh? The next day, at lunch we run into Martina, Dan's sister who kindly invites us over ...