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Whitney Plantation was an amazing experience, it spoke the truth about slavery in a relevant way that reminds us that we have a responsibility today to make sure that we focus on education and family in order to not repeat the past mistakes. Our tour guide was passionate and knowledgeable. He kept us engaged and spoke with passion and clarity. Oak Alley was breath-taking beautiful and I appreciate that the tour guides now includes slavery as part of the history and discussion of the plantation tour. These two tours were like two sides of a coin. I know the Laura plantation tour speaks from an owner's perspective, as Whitney speaks from the slave's perspective. I would highly recommend that no matter what your second plantation you choose, make Whitney your first choice.
greatly enjoyed this day tour of 2 plantations. Bus driver very informative. Would do it again
Me encanto, es un tour muy cultural que debes de hacer si visitas Nueva Orleans.
Jude was an entertaining and informative driver. Visiting the Whitney Plantation was truly moving. I would recommend this plantation to anyone. But visiting nowadays, it is especially timely.
We chose the Laura and Oak Plantation tours. The bus driver from Gray Line, Ken was knowledgable, had a sense of humour
and communicated facts in an interesting manner. The tour guide at the Laura plantation was really great and educated us on the history from the owners and slaves perspective, different cultures and cuisines. The Oak Alley was more a tour of the Big House, but equally interesting. Enjoyed visiting the plantations, well worth it and highly recommend.
The bus driver was a delight and kept us informed and entertained the entire journey. The guides were wonderful, both young and very informative. The guide at the Laura plantation, working on her master's in history and poli sci, was absolutely AWESOME! VERY impressed with her breadth of knowledge and style of presentation.
It was fascinating to view the different plantation epochs/eras amd hear about plantation life in the different centuries.
I took both Whitney and Laura Plantations tour. The tour guide and bus driver from Grayline, Jude is a local New Orleans very knowledgeable about the history and nature of New Orleans. The tour guides in both plantation provide clear briefing on the historical facts. Whitney Plantation provides complete history of slavery in America. While Laura Plantation provides history of landlord in America.
The trip is fun and informative. Oak Alley and Laura have different features, and both beautiful. Pity we didn't have time for Whitney Planation which is said to have more informations on slavery.
We all learned alot on these tours.
Whitney was especially eye opening.
Loved tour highly recommend it
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