BEST WESTERN PLUS Vermilion River Suites Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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We had a long travel day today, so we decided to get an early start. We left our hotel at 7:30 AM and 82 degrees with clear skies and headed for Lafayette, LA. Yes, the day began warm and only got warmer. By noon it was 97 degrees and topped out at 100 for most of the afternoon. They are definitely having a heat wave down here. Guess we need to return to Florida just to cool off.
I love Texas. And today did not disappoint. ...
Lafayette Louisiana is about 2 hrs away from New Orleans, and known for its Cajun food (versus Creole in Nola). We went on an amazing food tour by local Miss Marie, who taught us that Cajun is actually an American *******ization of "Acadian," the name for a group of French settlers in Canada in the 17th century, many of whose relatives eventually ended up in Louisiana.
... They have a wonderful tradition I would love to adopt. They spend sunset on he beach with a glass of wine and cheese. Check out the pictures. Fred even arranged a full moon for us. Haha. Fred showed us around the beach towns. Rob and I both fell in love with a little town Grayton Beach. Now this is what I picture when I think of a beach town. This is now number one on our list of possible ...
We made it to Crowley and realized we had a few things to re-think, re-organize, and re-build. We spent the next couple days at the Briggs residence utilizing the skilled labor and wonderful selection of tools available to nail down our rig! We can't say thank you enough to Montel, Sue, and Matt for all the help and guidance they laid on us. Our last days in Louisiana were truly ...
... a french press of coffee ( I will admit I had a hard time getting decent coffee in the US).....but we opted to go our own way today and had our own dishes (no sharing today). I started with a Sweet Baby Breesus again and it was deja vu, as I sat silently savouring every mouthful.
I also followed with the chicken and waffles, which was LeBlanc's cane jelly fried chicken, 2 cheddar waffles and Steen's cane syrup. You can't get much more southern ...