Holiday Inn Express Minden
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Yesterday, when we went by the OV-10 museum and it was closed, I emailed the contact person on the website and asked if anyone would be at the museum on Tuesday. This morning, he replied that someone would be there between 9 and noon today. So after a quick breakfast at the base bowling alley (recommended as the best breakfast on base, and it was pretty good!), we headed back to the museum.
Jack Thompson was the man at the museum today, and he ...
... loose little money which was very unusual for him. He said he got it out of his system for another year. Heard freight train near by at night plus lots of birds chirping in the background. One night and on our way to Vicksburg, LA for site of many Civil War battles. Staying two ...
... Too funny. We sat by the Mississippi River and watched the Paddle Wheeler take off and in the evening they played the Calliope for about a half hour. It was quite a treat.
The last time we were in New Orleans was in 1974, for Mardi Gras, so it was nice to see it again. We were pleasantly surprised by what we saw in the downtown area. We didn't have a chance to go out to the areas that were hardest hit by Katrina and I'm sure they are not fine yet.
... dogs and S'mores.
The following morning I joined them for coffee... awesome... Kathleen's roasted beans which Tom had brewed in a French Press. She roasted a jar full for me and gave me a French Press to take home. Mine doesn't taste quite as good as theirs, but I am working on adjusting the formula. It is always a treat to spend time with them and I must remind the people at St. James how fortunate they are! ...
... in the Old City of Istanbul, centrally located to all the historic sites. We are also hoping to do a side trip to the Holy Land, which will be the "Pray" portion of my trip. At the beginning of February, I am off to Rome, Italy, for 3 days solo. Obviously, this will be the "Eat" portion of my trip, but hopefully I will counter-balance it with a lot of walking, winter weather permitting. So, that's my plan: Love. Pray. Eat. Stay tuned for updates and photos during my ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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