Sleep Inn South
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... position. It is a long narrow town with a steep drop-away on each side. There was a port town in the lower area called Bayeu Sara , but after a couple of disasters it was mostly demolished and some of the buildings such as the Methodist church tower were dragged up to St Francisville and incorporated. It is a very pretty town with pretty houses and we wandered around until we were cactus! This afternoon we ...
... we stopped in at the antebellum mansion, Nottaway, also known as the White Castle. The owner, Renolds (?)made his fortune from sugar and retreated to Texas during the civil war leaving his wife and 10 children to house sit. Fortunately one of his sons had become friendly with a Yankee at school and this soldier promised to keep his house safe, so although the northerners used it as a camp, ...
... the land in the early 1800's. The place had a strange atmosphere, the owner was an old lady and the place was getting quite tired now, in some need of restoration and redecoration. We rented a small cottage on the edge of the lake; the grounds were absolutely beautiful with brightly coloured birds, noisy frogs and insects at night and pick your own Blueberries for ...
We were planning on staying at John C. Stennis Space Center overnight and then taking the tours today. Last December when we passed by Stennis, it was still operational and tours were daily. We saw that they were constructing a science center at the property but didn't think much of it.
Since then, things have changed. The Space Center is no longer open and the science center is now the main form ...
Outside of New Orleans you can tour the bayou and the sugarcane plantations. Both New Orleans or Baton Rouge can be used as the base for these tours. The plantation tour gives you a taste of the 1800s sugar industry when sugar was considered "white gold". Sugar plantation were run by the family and overseen by the Director (who inherited the role as the smartest child - male or female). The Creole saying was "my family is my business and my business is my family" and ...