Americas Best Value Inn - Opelousas
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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 ...
... culture, however, was very much the same, and the singing and dancing, religious and marriage customs persisted--and persist to today. We arrived at the visitor's center just in time to see the end of a concert of traditional Acadian music. Both the musicians and the audience members appeared to be local people, and much of the audience danced while the musicians played the accordian, banjo, triangle, and ...
... Keno from 5 - 9; truckers stop for there regular bowl of gumbo and people were friendly. The chicken sausage gumbo was tasty and Darren had a platter of seafood and then some. Grilled catfish, softshell crab, oysters, frog legs, shrimp, baked potato and seafood etouffe.
We topped the evening off toasting Mom with Whitehouse ice cream. Vanilla and marchino cherries - it was good! Thanks Mom!!!
Off to Texas on the hotel search from ...
... is full of cool stops:
1. Searching for oil in Beaumont, TX at Spindletop;
2. Boating on the river in San Antonio, TX;
3. Making contact with aliens in Roswell, NM;
4. Standing on a corner in Winslow, AZ;
5, Gambling with Nick Papagiorgio in Las Vegas, NV;
6. Hiking the "narrows" on the Virgin River ...
... 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 ...