Hampton Inn & Suites Natchez
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Good morning Summer. Well that's what the Americans say anyway. I would have said June 1 is the start of summer
This morning we left New Orleans to travel to Natchez,
We stopped off at the Government Buildings. This is the building that Huey Long was assassinated in 1934. You can still see the bullethole in the wall of the …
... War was burned. It was latter rebuilt and used until the new capitol was built across town. Other exhibits were about Huey Long's shooting, other governors, movie about the history of the building, photo exhibit by a famous Louisiana photographer, and on the grounds the Louisiana Merci Train boxcar. Apparently some citizens of France after WWII sent/sponsored a Merci (Thank you) Train consisting of 49 boxcars filled with presents. ...
But we found another great restaurant, The Cotton Alley, where we divulged in Pasta Jambalaya. YUM!!!! We did realize after Day 1 we went over our food budget. LOL!
Took another stroll along the Mississippi and have now retired for the evening. Not bad for a first day. The best is yet to come! ...
We awoke early to allow us plenty of time to finish breakfast at our mansion before the "Spring Pilgrimage" tour guests arrived. We ate a splendid breakfast in the massive dining room before our napkins and place mats were whisked away and it was obvious that our time at the table was done. Soon, the mansion owner (and the other southern belles) were dressed in their giant hoop skirts to receive the Spring Pilgrimage guests. As ...
... They can be so ****** large, you think you are near the centre, the happening area, yet you are just sitting on a busy by-pass. Something they need to learn and therefore, something you need to be aware of when travelling into America - towns are BIG!
But, we had a walk down to the Mississippi, saw a paddle steamer, had a great meal of steak and ribs and beer and you know what, didn't see any ghosts at the Eola ...
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