Holiday Inn Baton Rouge South Hotel

9940 Airline Hwy., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70816, United States | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $78.00
 

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Our trip schedule and activities

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... Sailaway at 6 pm

Day 4, May 13 T Rovinj: Market (truffles, dried figs), Walk to the Cathedral of St. Euphemia; visites Rovinj Aquarium with Tyler's

Day 5 May 14 W Split: Market (bread, olive oil, cheese), Diocletian's Palace, San Gregorie, Market

Day 6 May 15 Th Dubrovnik: Market (Louis's "frog", candied orange rinds), Fiary, Aerial Bus (Roger, Cindy and John)
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Church and state

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... which captured and filtered water into the centrally located well. A dramatic stairwell- The Stairs of Giants- leads from the piazza level to the Palace. I've included some photos taken in and from the piazza.

Here are some images of the Doge's Palace on an Internet site.

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=dog e's+palace&qpvt=doge%27s+palace& ;FORM=IGRE



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The boats of Venice

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... work boats for moving goods requiring refrigeration.

Gondolas: We learned that there are 433 gondolas in Venice, not all of which are underway at any given time. Our visit to the gondola fabrication and repair yard gave us a much greater appreciation for the vessel and their operators. The gondola are actually quite sophisticated in design, having an asymmetrical hull which causes them to go straight in spite of being rowed on only one side. In the early ...

Louis and Roger invade the Naval Museum in Venice

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... a scale model of an experimental vessel (dated 1898) with a winged rudder and keel that was never constructed but predated by almost 100 years the modern concepts of a winged keel and hydrofoils.

One of the rowed "galleons" (?) had an unusual configuration for the oars with each oar station consisting of 3 side by side oars with each station manned by 3 oarsmen. I counted approximately 25 ...

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 9940 Airline Hwy., Baton Rouge, is near LSU Rural Life Museum, Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, Downtown, and Baton Rouge Little Theater.
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