Category Archives: Mississippi

Old Friends

The week started with a two-day stop in Natchez, Mississippi.  Our research notes described a town with an abundance of antebellum mansions, self-guided walking tours, and a nice location on a high bluff above the Mississippi River. Natchez also marked … Continue reading

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Sizzling in the South

The most common question we get about our travels is, “Which city was your favorite?”.  And the answer to that question is that there are several cities we consider to be our favorites, and all for different reasons.  Savannah made … Continue reading

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The Vicksburg Battlefield and Rhoda’s Famous Hot Tomales and Pies

We found a popular local establishment for dinner Wednesday called Beechwood and it just happened to be Oyster Night! Before long the owner of the restaurant, Rocky, came by to chat.  It wasn’t just the typical “is everything alright” fly … Continue reading

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Montgomery…and a Day of Annoyances

We arrived at the Staybridge Suites Montgomery-EastChase late Monday.  The EastChase area, about 10 miles from downtown Montgomery, consists of a couple of hotels and every retail outlet imaginable.  So we unpacked and went shopping.  Stops included Target, Dillard’s, Michaels … Continue reading

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Welcome To …… The Other Side of the Country

  Arrived in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Saturday after driving through Gulfport and Biloxi, Mississippi and stopping for a quick lunch in Mobile, Alabama.  These communities were hit so hard by Hurricane Katrina, that almost 9 years later they … Continue reading

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