Holiday Inn Opelousas
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Left home at 5:20am and drove for 2 1/2 hrs to Lake City.. Got a replacement tag.. Then spent the rest of the day driving.. We covered 767 miles... Off to Dallas tomorrow, another early start
Day 38: DeRidder, Louisiana to Opelousas, Louisiana (90.6 miles; 5:44) It was another early morning and Claudia had a wonderful Easter breakfast of cinnamon rolls, eggs, hot cereal, juices, hot chocolate, and coffee. I was very sad this morning, and was not really in the mood to ride. I suspect it was partially due to the fact that today is Easter …
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 ...
I woke up in New Orleans hungover and tired - again. Had to meet the group over at their hotel and when I got there, Jenee (tour host) didn't have me on the list. And I thought 'oh, ****! - just adds to my New Orleans adventure. But all worked out in the end! The day was very low key for me. We ventured on the bus out to an alligator farm for a swamp tour. Was pretty good - saw some gators and stuff. We also went to the Tabasco factory. That ...
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! ...
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