Comfort Inn Baton Rouge
- Continental Breakfast
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- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... long in each city.
I've been learning Italian and everything I can about roman history and art in the area so I'm familiar with the story and significance of the things I've traveled from the other side of the world for.
Italy is all I can think about. When I'm stressed or mad I go to the happy place in my mind where I can feel myself there. I'm so ready to leave and breath in the Italian air. I'm excited to say the least....
After leaving San Antonio, we drove west on I 10 to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. You can tell immediately when you leave Texas and enter Louisiana. First, the highway was elevated over the swamp, so we appeared to be driving on a bridge that stretched for nearly 30 miles. When we entered Baton Rouge we were surprised at the poor condition of the streets and highways ...
... of downtown to explore. We walked through the Alamo and learned the history of this historic monument. Then, we strolled the historic King Williams neighborhood and toured the Villa Finale, the restored home of Walter Mathis who was responsible for much of the restoration of the King William neighborhood. Mathis was quite a collector and over 12,000 items are in the home arranged on the tables and in cabinets.
... in the late 1700's, 1800's and early 1900's. There were artisans in period dress demonstrating sewing, blacksmithing, and woodworking and a lovely 91-year-old WWII veteran talking about his experiences as a farmer in the area and flirting shamelessly with me. The weather was cold but that meant we encountered few other visitors and so practically had the place to ourselves.
Around 12:30 we left for what ...
... quoted on all tours. Sugar plantations were run with an iron fist because a large sugar plantation would bring in about six million dollars annually. Slaves provided the labour and business with the society elite was done in the Director's bedroom (very polite in Creole society - you were never invited through the main doors which was considered the "animal" entrance.) Bayou tours vary greatly. You have a choice of airboat or flat bottom boat. Either way insist on ...