Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lafayette-South
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... the gentility the south is known for. Possibility for retirement. So hot and humid in the south we had to get the dogs shaved. A friend tells me they look like pole rats. Oh well at least they are cool and I can see any ticks ( God forbid). We left Albany with Uncle Fred and Aunt Del to their condo in Destin Florida. Have I mentioned how fun Robs family is? They opened their condo to Rob, the dogs ...
... van again. We made a few toilet stops but we just pushed on so that we could get there as soon as possible. Luckily tonight we have cabins so we don't need to worry about putting up soaking tents and we are going to get takeaway so we don't need to cook either. I think it was around 8pm that we arrived to camp. We put up the tents to let them dry while Nicole went to pick up Chinese takeaway, I also put some washing on and had a ...
Dang has crawfish for sale, it's inside a gas station and you can order it live or boiled. 3 lbs minimum and they are $2/lb live and $3/lb boiled. When I asked how much one person could eat, she said oh, about 3 lbs. 6 lbs later (figured the kids would prefer hotdogs) and we were set. SIX pounds is a LOT of crawfish to peel. Now we know.... Doggone tourists. But man was it good!!! The question becomes.... Will the Mosquitos quit biting us now that we are eating local ...
Went to the beach after our yummy creole food, hit cypremort point, which is a man made beach and port. Saw a dead baby alligator on the side of the road so of course we had to do the tourist thing and stop to gape at it. Kids and dog had wonderful time in water, although it was too murky for any snorkel action. Water was very warm, almost too warm to help cool us ...
... and it's clear that a french press coffee and glasses of Bellini's are the preferred beverage.
We start with coffee (and french press coffee the next morning). Decisions are hard and in the end we ended up with this array of deliciousness.
First day we opted to share a few plates. Sweet Baby Breesus, a serve of praline bacon and the Cajun Benedict to share.
Sweet Baby Breesus is right! This was my first 'I need a moment ...