Fairfield Inn & Suites Houma
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Monday, Dec 1, 2008: Houma, LA I'm in the Louisianna Bayou area and I think this warrants a blog as being a country of its own. I am here on a casting shoot for a reality show I'm working on and I'm here for all of 4 days. I haven't seen a croc yet nor have i been able to go on a swamp tour, but I have had a bucket of spicy crab and potatoes with …
The sultry air barely moved. The giant Live Oaks stood sentry over the path leading from the wide, brown Mississippi river to the big house. Sugar cane grew silently across the plantation, dragging nutrients from the ground and thriving in the moist, opressive air.
Bec and I sat quietly sipping our Mint Juleps, watching the plantation cat toying with the tourists. Life was ...
... were long and narrow.
We travelled back over the bayous on very long bridges that go for miles and miles.
Stayed in Houston and we visited the Chinese buffet place again, $10 buffet, all you can eat. I've never seen a buffet, so big. Great ...
Today we toyed with the idea of going to one more plantation house: San Francisco House. A brochure and its website show a rather grand Creole house. Not anything like the other Creole house we visited, Laura Plantation. But in the end we decided to take the day off from touring and tended to some housekeeping chores. I did the laundry, gave Abby a bath, caught up on some blogging (this blogging is fun but a ...
... his wealth by building the Nottoway house finished in 1859. They had 11 children, one being a girl named Cornelia. She wrote a book/diary called "The White Castle of Louisiana" which gives great insight into life of the time. Cornelia married David Gamble Murrell. This Murrell is "related" to me in the following way: My Great Grandfather, Milton Preston Jarnagin, was married to two sisters Emily and Minerva Murrell (not at the same time!) who both ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking