Holiday Inn Opelousas
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Noisy air con!
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... to be pulling at least 100 cars filled to the brim with black coal. The next one was carrying containers stacked two high and many tractor trailers, which made me happy because they were not on the road with us. The third was a mixture of box cars, oil tankers and open-bed cargo cars loaded with lumber and other building materials.
We drove through Fort Worth and as we passed, on the outer edge of the city, we saw ...
... of slushie machines behind them 2 high and maybe 40 wide, covering 3 walls of the bar. A couple of flys were in one corner, prolly too frozen both inside and outside to move. I selected Peach Creme Bellini and was dispensed a ginourmous bucket of Daquiri that cost $9. I tasted it expecting it to be mildly alcoholic in natured but it was like jet fuel!
Frozen jet fuel!
Frozen Peach Creme Jet Fuel!!
It was pretty awesome. Knocked me on my ...
Lafayette Louisiana is about 2 hrs away from New Orleans, and known for its Cajun food (versus Creole in Nola). We went on an amazing food tour by local Miss Marie, who taught us that Cajun is actually an American *******ization of "Acadian," the name for a group of French settlers in Canada in the 17th century, many of whose relatives eventually ended up in Louisiana.
... 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 ...
... we walked the 1.25 mile walking path. 19 degrees here, but very pleasant (no wind, not humid - SPI had both, and I hate wind, but the wind probably made the humidity bearable there). ;o)
We had local fare at a nice restaurant called The Blue Dog Cafe (named after the blue dog art that is everywhere in the restaurant, by a Louisiana artist named George Rodrigue). Roger had Crab Au Gratin, and I had a bread bowl ...