Today we left behind New Orleans.
When planning our journey north into Mississippi using my iPhone I thought it was a strange bug in Apple Maps that it had us going directly across Lake Pontchartrain. But then Google Maps had us doing the exact same thing. Wait a minute, is there a bridge all the way across the lake?
More than 23 miles long, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is amazing to behold. I wonder how hard it was to build?
Just before lunch we stopped in the small town of Kentwood, Louisiana and walked up to the Kentwood Historical and Cultural Museum. We rang the bell and waited to be let in.
I sure hope this is the right place.
"Y'all here to see the whole museum or just Britney?"
Oh yes, we're in the right place.
Fay, the woman who runs the museum, is so kind. We interrupted her making a meal for a friend who recently suffered a family loss, she has a big heart. This wasn't one of those museums where you pay your admission and guide yourself. No, Fay walked us through the entire collection, telling us stories about individual items and sharing about her personal history with the pop star. It was fun.
The museum is free with donations accepted. However if you want a photo of the wings it will set you back $3. Worth every penny.