Super 8 Port Allen/W Baton Rouge
Travel Blogs from Port Allen
The girls had a hearty Embassy breakfast before we packed the car and drove to the Rice campus. On the way we found my old apartment building on Westheimer, Avalon Square. The whole area has been built up with high ride condo building and high end shops and restaurants, and a Whole Foods just a few blocks away now. We parked on campus and walked around the music building. I thought I would be more flooded by emotions, and it was really neat to be there, but it ...
... small museum. I'm not keen on that kind of history, but my driver wanted to go check it out.
Coming back it alternated between brilliant sunshine and rain so hard it was difficult to see the road ahead. Thankfully only a brief patch to drive through.
Tomorrow we're on the move again to Natchez. It's also steeped in history, so fingers crossed we embrace more of this lovely area's past
Day 1 May 10 Sa Baton Rouge: Flights to Atlanta, Paris and Venice
Day 2 May 11 Su Venice: Arrived in Venice about 330 pm- Van to Hotel Chiare- Dinner in Nearby Restaurant- Early to bed
Day 3 May 12 M Venice: Vaparetto on Grand Canal to San Marco, Lunch in Square, Return to Hotel-shopping at the Coop, Van to San Basilio Terminal on the Canale Della Guidecca - Board Windsurf at about ...
... was the seat of Venetian rule for over 400 years and was built to display the power and wealth of the Republic. Much like our own White House, the Doge and his family lived in the Palace from which he carried out the affairs of state. Unlike our White House, the Palace also included a Senate Hall where 120 senators met, debated and passed laws. Masterpieces of Veronese and Tintoretto ...
... vessels are the work horse people movers of Venice. They move most of the people within the city and to the nearby islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello. They only operate along the Grand Canal and the Lagoon. Those that go to the islands are somewhat smaller than those that operate in the city. We found the Vaparettos to be well maintained and expertly operated (only a crew of two- the helmsman and an individual to handle the single line temporary mooring at ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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