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Day 17

The last blog already. Tomorrow we fly back to Bremen via Chicago and Schiphol. But first today the last part. We take it easy in the morning, and after noon we go to the last planned place. The Martin Luther … Continue reading

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Day 16

As mentioned yesterday, it is still a short distance to our last apartment in Atlanta. We cover 80 miles and have something extra to drive to Stone Mountain Park. This is about 12 miles east of Atlanta. Stone Mountain Park … Continue reading

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Day 15

The weather is beautiful when we wake up for the second time. Second time? you will ask, yes, second time, because there is a couple who find it necessary to discuss their whole love life in front of the door … Continue reading

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Day 14

Today has largely fallen into the water, unfortunately. We wake up to a strong thunderstorm, and after that it has hardly been dry anymore. Because of that thunderstorm we wait a little longer before we leave. Around a quarter past … Continue reading

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Day 13

We have decided to build in a kind of half rest day today. We are in a beautiful house that is right between the two plantations on our program. We decide to only visit these plantations and leave it at … Continue reading

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Day 12

The theme for today is fresh and hot 😉 The first planned stop is a swamp tour on Lake Martin. This lake is near Lafayette, LA. That’s a two and a half hour drive from Natchez. We had already bought … Continue reading

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Day 11

Get up, have breakfast, pack the car, and drive. That is also the case today, this time we drive to Vicksburg, MS where a major battle in the American Civil War took place. The battlefield is now a National Park … Continue reading

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Day 10

After the daily morning activities we load the car again and head for Sumner. Here is the Emmett Till Interpretive Center. Emmett was a 14-year-old black boy who was accused of flirting by a white woman, which resulted in her … Continue reading

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Day 9

Today is a planned rest day, and that’s what we’re doing. We sleep until about half past nine, have breakfast and a shower and then Bernard and Bene walk around the grounds of the Shack Up Inn to take pictures. … Continue reading

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Day 8

The alarm goes off early today, because we have to check out from our little palace and we have Ultimate VIP tickets for a quarter to nine and we have to report fifteen minutes in advance. This turns out to … Continue reading

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