Sleep Inn South
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... restaurant that has been restored from an old slave cabin. There was still the original newspapers lining the uppper walls that the slaves used to block out the wind. Very neat place. I also found a coke machine!
We then went on to the Cajun village and had a divine cafe au lait and some beignets. Even though I was already completely full I ...
... and we enthusiastically accept. Both Dan and Martina have remodeled their homes by themselves and we are inspired to build or remodel our own homes someday!
Texas is surprisingly green and lush and jungly and not so surprisingly, hot. We end up staying with Carol Montgomery in Carmine, an awesome woman who also built her own timberframe house, but as she said... "when you see a turtle on a fencepost, you know he must've had some help getting there." She ...
... New Orleans, which the owners sons had fought in with the General. The rooms were filled with antiques authentic to the early 1800's. The outbuildings were also intact, and we were given a tour of these work areas which sustained the house and the plantation.You can read more about the Cottage Plantation here: http://www.cottageplantation.com/
From here we drove a short distance to ...
... the time by finding a table with a view at a little convenience store across the street, which had the VERY BEST FRIED CHICKEN we had anywhere on our trip- perhaps the best I have ever had anywhere. After the parade we drove on to Clinton where we saw the Silliman Institute, a building which served as a hospital during the civil war (it is now a private school.) We also saw our first planter-era house, ...
... and emergency vessels (ambulance and fire- we saw one of the former but not the latter).
We observed and were on vessels in the Grand Canal and Rios numerous times. In spite, of the many boats and their many interactions we observed we didn't observe even one mishap, not even one contact between boats!! All the skippers appeared to be calm, cool-headed (not what one hears about Italians) and patient. I guess they've had a lot of years to get it right? ...