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... in the US, or even Louisiana, with most travellers going to nearby New Orleans. However, there's enough there to occupy you for a few days and it represents a good opportunity to learn about the local history, see some interesting attractions and sample the local food and night-life, making it a worthwhile place to stop over if you're down south.
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... I could not see where the GPS was sending me.
I finally got there after I hit a bump in the road, literally. The bump bounced my camera out of my windshield pouch. Fortunately I was able to retrieve the camera from the road but the camera was toast.
It was about 12:30 after I purchased a new camera so I stopped for lunch. My phone was completely drained and I hadn't used it. I ...
Leaving the drama of New Orleans behind us, we took a taxi back to the airport and picked up a hire car. Headed out west towards Baton Rouge and set the SatNav for the Oak Alley Plantation. This Creole plantation (french speaking descendants of original French pioneers) grew sugar cane and had a large number of slaves prior to the civil war. It is a beautiful place, right ...
... 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 Historic site. This is the site of the Oakley Plantation, where John James Audubon arrived in 1821 to serve as a tutor for the young lady of the house. This house is built in a style more typical for the islands in the west indies, with great shutters allowing ventilation along the outside gallery, but helping to keep sun (and bugs) away. It was interesting that in this house, ...