Quality Inn & Suites Port Allen
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Had breakfast with an old chap who favoured us with a long monologue which was pretty difficult to hear (and escape from). After that we got on the huge, decorated, hop on hop off bus which had a good local guide. This town has an interesting history. It was originally founded by capuchin monks who were in a flood prone area and used this high ridge nearby to bury their dead eventually they moved their monastery ...
Up early for brekky in the very posh dining room then a slide show by the riverlorian about the river in general and the boat/ship in particular, then an explanation of how the excursions work. Apparently the very fancy buses which are decorated to look like the paddle steamer follow us up the river. We landed at Nottaway instead of Oak Alley because of the height of the river, so our bus trip ...
... 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.
Today we were eating our Christmas diner with King Arthur and his lady at his famous round table. And while we was eating our food a Knight dressed in nothing but green game in the eating hall and said to king Arthur that he wanted to play a game. The green knight wanted someone to chop his head of with an axe and in return he wanted to take a swing at that persons head. So one of the king men took the challenge a chopped of his head but the green knight picked up his head and walked ...