Travel Blogs from Natchitoches
... Complex. The main house is still a private residence owned by Betty Hertzog who is a descendent of the original LeComptes family. These plantations are located a fair distance from town and the Red River was the primary mode of transportation. When the river changed its course it changed the economy of the plantations. Unlike what you see in the movies, life was not all that glamorous. These were working farms which were subject ...
... course resulting in a 36 mile long oxbow lake known as the Cane River. When it changed from a river port it gave rise to cotton kingdoms along the river. The affluent owners had plantation homes as well as elegant houses in the town. The fact that it became isolated resulted in the preservation of its heritage. The town shares French, Spanish, African and Anglo-Saxon ...
... but not quite! There's still a lot of French influence here, however, and most street names are "Rue" something or another! This is a lovely town, we took a long walk through the town, along the river, through the Northwestern campus and back and introduced the girls to walking in 101-degree weather! Needless to say, they drank a lot!
To backtrack a ...
... end. Kind of hot today, about 87, and very sunny. A beautiful day for a bike ride. 112 miles done. Last night, I entered an end date for this journey, something I had been reluctant to do. I hope to be done next Thursday, and back on Friday. That's the plan anyways. Remember, it's always good to have a plan. Maybe this time it will actually work out.
Late start today. Switched bikes, and Johann took the ...
Even before this trip this week, I had two business trips. Today I spent the morning getting ready to leave work behind for 6 days and pack my bags! Fortunately I had my packing list ready to roll and a cab scheduled to pick me up. I made it to the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking