Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
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... loving the meals I recall so fondly from 20 (!) years ago. Brynn loved the dirty rice, Annie loved the ribs, and Katie loved the smoked sausage. On the road with full tummies, we were back on I-10 east. The girls slept soundly for 90 minutes and somehow we'd all magically digested our lunch enough to be ready for drive-thru milkshakes for snack. We made good time and drove all the way to Baton Rouge and checked into a little two bedroom suite for a relaxed ...
... The structure is perfectly square with columns on each side. There was a fire caused by lightning in the 1960's completely destroying the building apart from the columns, which the present owner lovingly restored to their former glory, in the new house. We took a few photos across the small lake towards the stunning house, so hope they do it justice.
The house is a faithful replica of the original ...
... to Tirano; Bernina Express to Thusis (planned but could not exit so continued to Chur); train back to Thusis; bus to Bellinzona; train to Locarno- in bed by 1030 pm! ("Thusis incident")
Day 25 June 3 T Locarno: Lake boat to Isole de Brissago; visit botanical garden; went to market at Azcona on return; dinner with Heidi and Ron; goodbyes to Luigi and Barbara
Day 26 June 4 W ...
... 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 ...
... work boats for moving goods requiring refrigeration.
Gondolas: We learned that there are 433 gondolas in Venice, not all of which are underway at any given time. Our visit to the gondola fabrication and repair yard gave us a much greater appreciation for the vessel and their operators. The gondola are actually quite sophisticated in design, having an asymmetrical hull which causes them to go straight in spite of being rowed on only one side. In the early ...
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