Travel Blogs from Gonzales
... which section we left until last and did not have time to visit before closing time. We book into The Belle Hotel and Casino for the night, it is right of the river. It has to be on the river to have the casino as Casinos are not allowed in this state, the casino is a boat that sits on the river therefore is not part of the state land, now isn't that clever! After a really great pizza for dinner we head through the walkways that connect ...
Mom and Dad left Homosassa with very mixed feelings. We're all leaving some wonderful friends and neighbors. They were amazed at all who attended the dinner at the Club expressing their good wishes. Mom said she'll really miss all the ladies in her golf group and Dawn who took such great care of them after a grueling afternoon on the course. She has great memories of playing cards, going to birthday ...
The sultry air barely moved. The giant Live Oaks stood sentry over the path leading from the wide, brown Mississippi river to the big house. Sugar cane grew silently across the plantation, dragging nutrients from the ground and thriving in the moist, opressive air.
Bec and I sat quietly sipping our Mint Juleps, watching the plantation cat toying with the tourists. Life was ...
Packed up and heading to Baton Rouge to go for a swamp tour. David actually gave us a sneak preview of the tour!
Did the swamp tour seeing many alligators, birds, raccoons,
plants and got some more learnin. Did you know mattresses stuffed with
horse hair is really not from a horse? It's Spanish moss. They keep it
in water for 7 months to kill the bugs, let it dry and then fill your
mattress!! We also held a 4 year old alligator. Very silky ...
This is our home, where we live. I am starting a trip tomorrow to ATL and wanted to practice on this site. So I am really new to this and wanted to give it a try. We are planning a big adventure this summer, and thought this would be a great way to share ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet