Natchez Eola Hotel
Travel Blogs from Natchez
Natchez - sounds great doesn't it, and, right on the banks of the Mississippi, what couldn't be better for a stop over??
Anyway, we had a lovely ride down to Natchez from Vicksburg. It was nice to be heading south again and the weather got warmer and brighter as we dropped south. We were advised to take the Natchez Scenic Highway but …
... as "Under The Hill" is presented in a light of curious albeit grotesque fascination. Here, beginning with the Spanish, then the French, countless Indians were slaughtered, slaves were bought and sold, in fact the only thing that went cheaply amongst the debauchery and pestilence was human life. Today, it's a tourist attraction, but not in the same stark, confrontational way that something like Auschwitz is presented. This is more chimerical. The narrative ...
... for. Side plate of coleslaw for me and potato salad for Paul with a corn on the cob each was more than enough. Even had enough meat to bring home in a sandwich for lunch tomorrow!
We took a short stroll to the river and watched the rest of the sun setting.
Note to self, get out there and try get some pictures when it's light.
... the docent compared it to the Kennedys and the Bush families. Upstairs were about seven bedrooms, and each was dedicated to a governor and his wife - furniture, pictures, memorabilia, etc. It was interesting to see. It is still used quite a bit by brides, and organizations also take advantage of the ballroom and grounds. The docent and the lady at the front desk both told us to leave our car (free parking!) and we should walk up ...
The gardens are kept immaculately clean by prisoners on day release,
Barry decided to be a smart **** and see if he could climb the building
We then headed to Natchez past plenty of swamps and vast flat grounds. Its a wonder the wind doesn't howl through here but it hasn't while ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking