Travel Blogs from Lafayette
... to Heidi as she moved to Colorado. Yellow Fever Revenge We arrived at the airport Friday, July 4, three hours before our scheduled flight. Too bad it took 3.5 hours to get things resolved. :( Remember I pointedly asked the guy in Lima to not do anything to our flights out of San Jose? Well, somehow in all the mess of getting out of Lima, not making the Baton Rouge connection, and leaving straight from Houston, our tickets out of San Jose ...
Woke this morning to find our efforts were wasted and I'd been eaten by Mosquitos - not happy! We then loaded to the van and set off across Texas. I get the front seat on this journey woo! Me Clara and Mel decided to play the alphabet game which killed an hour before we arrived at Buc-ee's a humongous garage. Everything really is bigger in Texas! We then carried on passing horrible crash on the highway and on through Houston. We stopped just ...
... very creative with money hanging out of the pockets, holding ice cream, flowers, stethoscope, etc.
The city sign boasted the 'city if murals'. So we drove around and viewed some of them and people waved to you from their front porches. We also stopped to visit an old cemetary.
We ate at Frog City, a one stop shop with cajun food, casino, gift shop and gas. There were 12 women sitting off to the side who come there every Tuesday ...
... National Park, UT;
7. Chasing down the spirit of John Wayne in Monument Valley, AZ;
8. Encountering the land of the ancients at Canyon De Chelly, AZ;
9. Traveling old Route 66 to Tucumcari, NM;
10. Touring Cowboy Stadium in Arlington, TX;
11. Last night on the road in Lafayette, LA.
12. Home again.
... While registering at the office we noticed a fantastic doggie walk area with green grass and a metal fence entirely around the perimeter--a great place to let kitty out to stretch her legs and spend some quiet moments just eating grass.
The highway noise from the large truck traffic was loud, we were too close to the highway. Kitty got quickly spooked for being in the fenced area, scooted under the cyclone fence ...