The Lodge at the Bluffs
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... The only draw back is, if there is a hurricane, there is nothing but the Gulf of Mexico in front of you. When it's nice it is really nice.
I crossed two bay bridges and eventually reconnected with I-10 west. The GPS was working fine but I was having trouble with it throwing me off the Hwy only to get back on?? That is an issue with creating preprogrammed routes. If the "way points" aren't ...
... and raised in Cajun Country.
We arrived in Opelousas for a 1:15 tour of the Louisiana Orphan Train Museum. I'm sure most of you have heard about the Orphan trains that carried young children from New York to each state in the early 1900's. It all started with a young lady that had Asiati cholera and while she laid in a coma she had a vision of little children. She promised God that if He spared her life she would devote the rest of her life to His ...
... 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.
... 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 ...