Oak Alley Plantation and Whitney Plantation

My original plan was to write a blog post comparing and contrasting our visits to Oak Alley Plantation and Whitney Plantation. However, after some reflection, I don't think that's going to be possible. Why? Because each offers its own story, its own interpretation, and its own perspective of the past. They are too different to… Continue reading Oak Alley Plantation and Whitney Plantation

Museum of Science and Industry

Warning: the following post contains images of human specimens that may make some viewers uncomfortable. Similar to The Field Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry is a huge cultural institution that you could spend the whole day exploring. Everything from the building itself to the collection has a fascinating history. We never intended on… Continue reading Museum of Science and Industry