Belle of Baton Rouge Casino & Hotel
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- Outdoor pool
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Had breakfast with an old chap who favoured us with a long monologue which was pretty difficult to hear (and escape from). After that we got on the huge, decorated, hop on hop off bus which had a good local guide. This town has an interesting history. It was originally founded by capuchin monks who were in a flood prone area and used this high ridge nearby to bury their dead eventually they moved their monastery ...
... Bayou boat took over an hour instead of a few minutes. The swampy waterways were rather pretty and there were plenty of alligators which the driver attracted with chicken necks and marshmallows (!!!), quite a few turtles which slid into the water as we approached and some green herons. There was a family of raccoons living on the bank which he had trained to sit up like meerkats. On the ...
... banks of the Mississippi and the house tour gave valuable insights into the lives of both the plantation owners and their slaves. Then back into the car driving north on Highway 61 ("The Blues Highway"), halfway to Natchez where we settled for the evening at another old Antebellum Plantation, English this time, still run by a descendant of the original Butler Family ...
... and information. This makes sense I guess since Stennis Space Center was a shuttle engine test facility. With the Shuttle program ending, so did the operations at Stennis.
Unfortunately, the schedule has changed with the change in operations. Today the science center and tours were closed.
We ended up continuing to Baton Rouge to a campground and staying the night there.
... state. Next, we visited the State of Louisiana Museum, a comprehensive look at the history and culture of this state. We spent an enjoyable evening in the hotel bar talking to a couple from Maine who were here for work and another family from New Zealand who were driving across the country on holiday. Next stop--Florida! We're hoping to find warm weather and ...