Baton Rouge Villager Lodge

1480 Nicholson Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70802, United States | Hotel
Prices starting from $85.00
 

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Our trip schedule and activities

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... 7 May 16 F Kotor: Market (???), fjord-type setting, St. Tryphon Cathedral w/numerous artifacts including relics, mountainous trails, gelato

Day 8 May 17 S At sea: Dinner on the aft deck

Day 9 May 18 Su Messina: - Sicily Van to Taormina, amphitheatre, lunch, gelato, site in Messina, Stromboli Volcano eruption on route to Capri

Day 10 May 19 M Capri: Louis and Roger ...

Church and state

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... Roman rule of the city lasted until 1453 at which time it was conquered by the Ottomans and became capital of the Ottoman Empire. Since the establishment of modern Turkey in 1923, the city was renamed Istanbul. This period of Roman rule is referred to as the Eastern Roman or Byzantine period.

I was able to get a few photos of the exterior of the Basilica from ground level- both ...

The boats of Venice

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... The mooring and un-mooring process was achieved without the use of either bow or stern thrusters. They seemed to have no apparent passenger limit. We travelled primarily on the No. 1 (local-stopped at all Grand Canal landings) and No. 2 (express- stopped at only selected landings). As part of our Untours deal, we were provided with a week's Vaparetto pass which greatly facilitated our comings and goings.

Water Taxis: These vessels could operate ...

Louis and Roger invade the Naval Museum in Venice

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... so ceiling. The model ("Cesare") was maybe 10'-12' in length and 6' or so in width. The details of the fittings, rigging, and lines were very intricate and apparently very accurate. I've included a photo but the glass case distorts the model plus it was impossible to frame the entire model in the photos. I call on Lamar to do a little research on this vessel.

Another interesting, albeit small ...

Trip completed

A travel blog entry by expeditioners

Back to our starting point with 4557 miles and 672 gallons of fuel behind us.
We really enjoyed the experience although we were gone for 17 days; it seems some stops weren't long enough, but we were all getting a bit homesick.
We were blessed with ...

Location

This hotel, located on 1480 Nicholson Drive, Baton Rouge, is near USS Kidd, Old State Capitol, Magnolia Mound Plantation, and Argosy Casino.
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