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North America » United States » Mississippi » Gulf Coast September 7th 2009

So here are my conditions before I leave to go to Tokyo: * I've decided that I'm only going to bring one suitcase (it's really big) so that I can purchase another suitcase in which to bring back all of my goodies from Japan. It requires a lot of planning that, even one week prior to my departure, I have yet to do... * I still have to fix some of my issues with financial aid, but I can't get a hold of the guy who takes care of all of it... * I studied my Japanese for like a week in the middle of the summer, which means I get to cram for the placement tests on the plane and when I get to my dorm. Fun times... * When I get back from Japan, ... read more

North America » United States » Mississippi » Gulf Coast August 31st 2009

Just the past week, we spent a couple of days in Columbus, MS Columbus is a decent looking little city, right on the border of Alabama. We spent two nights at the Holiday Inn in Columbus, located on Highway 45 North. Did a little shopping at the Leigh Mall, a huge Wal-Mart there, antique shopping, and plenty to choose from in the way of restaurants. Something worth seeing in Columbus are the many plantation homes. Also, there are some great views of the Tombigbee river. The city of Columbus, MS has also been experiencing a somewhat growth with a rise in population due to retirees moving there. ... read more
Tombigbee River
Downtown Columbus, MS
Downtown Columbus, MS

North America » United States » Mississippi » Gulf Coast December 31st 2007

This blog entry consists of two adventures. 1. The voyage of four Montreal students to New Orleans 2. Our group's first exposure to the destruction of Hurricane Katrina. 1. 5 of us left Montreal on route for New Orleans with a stop over in Washington. 1 of us made it on the connecting flight and was able to join the rest of the group on time in New Orleans. The other 4, including myself were not so lucky. We missed our connecting flight, for reasons I do not want to get into and had to fly through Charlotte, NC. In Charlotte, we met a group of Hawaiians who were on their way to New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl. We finally arrived in New Orleans and took a taxi to Kiln, Mississippi where our campsite was. ... read more
Charlotte, eh?
Our Arrival

North America » United States » Mississippi » Gulf Coast February 5th 2006

more pics from the hurricane zone...... read more
president casino
biloxi bucks- president casino
treasure bay casino boat in background

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