Travel Blogs from Natchitoches
We were awakened by a extremely loud air raid siren this morning. The City of Nachitoches (nak-a-tish) has a very loud siren system with recorded announcements throughout the downtown area. Thoughts of impending London air raids, armageddon or tornados went through our heads until we heard the loudspeakers throughout town, warning of lighting strikes from the incoming thunder storms. That was a whole lot of excitement within the B&B for just another thunder storm. Breakfast ...
We enjoyed another delicious breakfast with Jeanette, our host at the B&B. Jeanette is a fascinating Ol' Southern Belle who enjoys her drinking - her afternoon wine she calls her "Toddy for the body". She invited her B&B guests to share her morning "libation". She also taught us the difference between the morning libation and the evening cocktail. She served her guests frosty glasses of special "Milk Punch". A potent mix of frozen milk, rum, brandy and ...
... for 50 years. Today her work is very valuable and she is considered Louisiana's most famous folk artist. Her original role at the plantation was as a cook. The history of the plantation is very interesting. Marie Thérèze Coin-Coin, an enslaved woman and Claude Pierre Metoyer, her French owner had many children together. The land was acquired through land grants and the Yucca House was the first structure followed by the ...
... most of the time. On the road for about 5 hours except for a Starbucks and bathroom stop. Natchitoches is a very pretty town with a fascinating history. It was founded in 1714 as a French outpost on the Red River to facilitate trade with the Spanish in Mexico. The town is named after the local Native American tribe. There was a log jam during the 1830's and the Red River ...
... br> The last few nights we camped in Rusk, Texas. We went to the longest footbridge in the US, to a tomato festival, to a state park. The campground had a saltwater pool, so that was fun.
Before that I don't even remember where we were!! We were in Benson, AZ and saw the wildfires from afar, took the girls to our old haunts in the Sonoran Desert and ...
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5131 University Parkway, Natchitoches | 2 star hotelfrom $100
5300 University Parkway, Natchitoches | 2 star hotelfrom $105
5362 University Parkway, Natchitoches | 1 star hotelfrom $72
5335 University Parkway, Natchitoches | 1 star hotelfrom $78
5135 University Parkway, Natchitoches | 2 star hotelfrom $67