Holiday Inn Batesville
Travel Blogs from Batesville
... tyre stop we were behind schedule so had to push on to get to the hip happening centre of culture that is Sardis. We are in a Super 8. Let's just call it 8, cos there is not a single thing that is Super about it.
Every bar, eatery (we haven't been in anything resembling a restaurant since Virginia) in town is shut so the only, and I mean only place for dinner is McDonalds.
Another night in Heavensville.
... runs the farm, we had to drive about an hr to get to the farm. As we were driving conversation was difficult, I'm a chatty person and don't normally struggle, but this was hard! maybe it was the fact that I'd been up all night I'm not sure. So we arrived at the farm right in the country, with a breif stop to get some food. I was showed straight to my room, and all I wanted to do was sleep, but first I was taken on a little tour of the farm. The heat was ...
... in the 1960s. Founded in 1844, Ole Miss opened it's doors to 80 white, male students. Thirty-eight years later in 1882, the university admitted it's first female student, though the campus was still strictly off limits to African-Americans.
Desegregation came in 1962 as James Meredith, an African-American, had his application for enrollment rejected in 1961. Meredith filed a lawsuit which he subsequently won. Attempting to enter the campus in ...
... as soon as I crossed the state line from Florida to Georgia my IQ dropped 50 points so that I was then only 10 points above the average Georgia resident. I guess its gods way of making things somewhat equal for those poor souls. Patty and I stopped in Tupelo, Mississippi to visit the birthplace of Elvis. Talk about humble, his house is about the size of ...
Look at this beautiful town. The square has the county courthouse in the middle and shops running along the four streets surrounding the building. 3 bookstores on these 4 streets. You can tell this is a university town.
Our reason for stopping in Oxford was to visit Rowan Oak, home of William Faulkner. His home is close enough to walk to the square but feels like it is out in the countryside. Lovely, serene.
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center