Hilton Garden Inn Lafayette/Cajundome
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Arrived at the Crawfish Festival after driving through some heavy rainfall from Mississippi to Breaux Bridge. Few sprinkles throughout the night but nothing too bad. Ate our first batch of crawfish, saw one of our favorite zydeco bands, Geno Delafose and the French Rockin' Boogie, and drank cold beer.
... is full of cool stops:
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5, Gambling with Nick Papagiorgio in Las Vegas, NV;
6. Hiking the "narrows" on the Virgin River ...
... up some groceries. We also set up a table in the car park and had lunch there. We were close to our destination so only after a short drive we were out of the van and at our campsite. We set up our tents and got all of our stuff organised and then jumped back in the van to head to the tobasco factory on avery island. No one really knew what to expect and we ended up doing a quick tour and learning all about how they make it and the ...
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 ...
... beautiful, interesting and hot in more ways than one. The factory tour was interesting and the sampling to be done in the gift shop - well yum yum on the oce cream but that was much needed after trying some of the hottest Tabasco's known to man!
Shadows of the Teche just llike all the mansions you see in the movies - impressive...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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