Travel Blogs from Vicksburg
... t believe how bad it smelled but was still ready to give it a try. John came home and as soon as he walked through the door asked what that terrible smell was. We tasted it and threw it out. We are still not ready to try it. Arrived in Vicksburg and picked up all of the tourist info. We set out the next morning for Vicksburg National Military Park. The owner of the RV park loaned us a CD that explains the 16 mile driving tour. It was wonderful. ...
... to the Courthouse Museum - the guy at the Visitor Centre told us it was a must - well you walk in and I don't think a window has been opened in there since the last trial way back in the 19th Century - extremely musty - but being good tourists we had a look through it - lots of items from the Civil War etc etc.
Ameristar Casino for their buffet dinner.
Woke up early so we could get out of the world's worst hotel as soon as possible! Eight hours in there was enough - we pulled out of there by 0730 - a very early start for us!
Drove for about an hour and stopped at a gas station for breakfast - the Shady Nook - rewind your life about forty years and you got it! The food was pretty good though!
Started very early this morning after about 6 hrs sleep, good though it was.
Had a basic breakkie, just cornflakes and drove to Vicksburg, which I'd originally planned to do tomorrow and thank goodness we have 70 mph speed limits!!!
Drove into Louisiana and after thinking that Mississippi was flat, the area of Louisiana is really flat. I suppose it's the flood plain effect. Excellent bridges across the Mississippi and wow is the Mississippi big ...
Hey, another trip down America's history and the Vicksburg story of siege, hardship and bravery. Loved our stay in Little Rock but let's get down the road toward home. On the way, Vicksburg is a great story in the struggle between the states.
Vicksburg sits on a high bluff overlooking the Mississippi River and as a result of the fall of New Orleans port ...
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