Crowne Plaza Hotel Lafayette Airport
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We left Dunleith Plantation after breakfast. This area through to Lafayette is swamp land.
The bridge goes for over 20 miles through swampland, if not for the bridge you couldnt travel through this area. Stopped for lunch at Lolas Cafe. we had atour through an arcadian historical village, saw about 6 different style houses, so we were fairly"housed out". The first guide was very ordinary. The 2nd guide was ok and the guide in the schoolhouse was also ok. He played music. Arrived at ...
... low key but good to see. Then we got to hotel and had dinner as a group. There's 40 of us all together so the bus is packed! And the air con doesn't work. So you can imagine the bus - not the best. But lots of people to get to know but hopefully by Vegas we'll know each other better. Most of the group have already been on the tour for a week - about 10 of us jumped on half way in New Orleans. Slow first day for me but things will get ...
A night in Cajun country allowed us to check out a museum with actual pre-war houses including slave quarters - very sad but interesting. A highlight of the trip so far was taking an airboat through the Atchafalaya Basin (Louisiana swamp) on a sunny morning - absolutely stunning! ...
... young woman’s accent who was working at the sanctuary. Holy Moly, I’ve never heard anything like it! A serious deep-south accent going on. I guess you’ll have to google what it sounds like or the next bit won’t be that funny. Steve asks her where’s good to go out in Lafayette. She replies: "There’s loadsa places to go in La-fay-ette. If y’all wanna party Monday, the club there is ...
... resting in the creeks roadside. Countryside was mainly farmland.
As we neared Lafayette it became more industrial as Lafayette is a big gulf oil community. We checked into a Howard Johnson Inn and spent the afternoon at the pool - catching up with writing our blogs. Weather is still lovely, hot and ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility