The Lodge at the Bluffs
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... does a disservice to the distinctiveness and cultural uniqueness that you can find in each state. Baton Rouge Louisiana is a good example of why it's worth delving deeper. Whilst not the most distinguished of state capitals, there's enough there to fill 2 or 3 days.
A good place to start your journey is with look around the state capitol. In many ways it's a typical example of Art Deco ...
... have soda fountains to add to the syrup but people had to drink the coca cola in the shops. It was not until 1894 it was bottled and became as we know it today. Later we went to the museum in Vicksburg and learnt many facts about the Mississippi River how it has flooded many times over the years, how people settled near the river and towns developed. We stopped for an iced coffee which was the best we have had since we ...
... the Okeechobee deal. The lake/river isn't in the picture much.
I finally hit the roads to Baton Rouge and the skies opened up again. I was on I-10 for about 5 miles when I couldn't see a thing. I pulled off to another gas station and the weather front was so bad the station actually shut the pumps off for fear of lightning strike. Knowing that really helped me feel safe.
The rain passed, ...
... yummy. After dinner and wonderful conversation among friends we walked to the Old Liberty Theater for more music by the same band and more dancing. The music was good and so was the dancing. Two hours well spent.
We returned to our bus and headed back for Baton Rouge. Pat and I was able to get to know one another a little better. She told me all about the cruise she and her husband had just gone on. That sounds like fun. Maybe one day. We arrived ...
... the majority of the plantation dwellers lived. You can read more about Oakley here: http://www.crt.state.la.us/louisiana-st ate-parks/historic-sites/audubon-state- historic-site/index
We had lunch at the "Carriage House" which was part of "The Myrtles Plantation." Now the Myrtles has a reputation for being the most haunted house in Louisiana, and it was in full swing with ...