Crowne Plaza Hotel Lafayette Airport
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... 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 ...
... There were so many gators, we lost count. Some were babies and one was over 2000 pounds and 100 years old. Lots of turtles and birds. The Bayou had cypress tress with the moss hanging and it really was very beautiful. We are packing up and getting ready to head to Florida tomorrow.
A quick entry here -
Abbeville was where we stopped for lunch deep in Vermilion Parish the centre of an excellent TV series I am following called True Detective. A serial killer drama set in and around Abbeville, Lafayette and this Gulf coast region (worth checking out). Anyway, we stop at a tiny cafe opposite the police station and as Kenn is a police officer we pop in and say hello to ...
Time to leave Blue Dog heaven and chatting to Jessica, hotel manager of the year!, she suggested popping down to Avery Island taking in the home of Tabasco and also visiting Shadows of the Teche a magnificent antebellum Louisianna mansion in New Iberia (the town George Rodrigues is from!). Well, Jessica says, so Ollie and Kenn do...
Avery Island ...
... prints, I know own and have at home.
I was going to go to The Blue Dog Cafe in Lafayette where George often had his lunch, maybe I would get to meet him! Sadly, this past December George succumbed to cancer, which was dreadful as he was only 69. However, I would still go and see the Cafe, have lunch and tip a glass or two to George.
We had a great ride along the banks of the Mississippi, past hydro electric damns, water ...
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