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Had a very good flight to New York where we travelled on to Nashville arriving at 5.15pm Nashville time which is 6 hours behind us. Picked up our people carrier. A white car this time. Found Hampton Inn and Suite no problem. Very nice room. We were quite tired but freshened up and went downtown to explore a bit. Very lively place with lots of music …
... else were just slackers. But it didn't effect the outcome of the scenario which was disappointing. I wanted the others who were not doing their job to be reprimanded or publicly shamed in some way, and me, who did what he was suppose to, a medal or a pat on the back, but all that happened was we were sunk. And that is what happened to this submarine in real life. The remarkable thing was that a few crew were able to escape the submarine from where it rested on ...
... screams gawdy from every shop front. Music booms from every bar at deafening levels, a mix of sounds from rock, to pop, to bad karaoke, to jazz. As the hoards of drunk people meander past these establishments, they will stop and dance in the streets. Anything goes, here. Every venue has people out front enticing you inside. The seedy male-oriented joints have girls wearing little bits of floss in the doorways, the bars have bouncer types just waving ...
... beautiful, the sort of places that look exactly like their postcards. The time and effort, not to mention money, that has been taken to restore and maintain these properties means that you really do feel like you have stepped back in time as you wander through the homes and around the properties. All of them are still working sugar cane farms and most have had the plantation homesteads protected under trust so they can not be sold and must ...
... got down there, oh and Carol had recovered enough to attend. Given her and Renee were very keen on this tour it would have been a shame for her to miss it.
During the 30 minute drive out to the swamp Derrick the driver told us all about Katrina and showed us the damage. We arrived at the swamp, got our wrist bands and waited for our Captain to call us out. We all boarded and we were off. Mike the Captain was a classic swamp man, he had lived on a swamp all his life and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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