Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Lake Charles South
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On our way to Lake Charles there are many miles of bridges over the bayou. Twelve miles before we reached the park we heard a loud "pop" and sure enough we had blown a tire. We could see parts of it flying off. We pulled over and were near a ramp so Craig decided to change the tire right there...on a slope-next to the ditch - in the wind ...
Today was 'Day 1' of our 4 day adventure home. We left our hotel in West Monroe at 9:15 a.m. We drove almost 4 hours to Lake Charles Airport to return our rental car. Took a cab to the Lake Charles Train Station. We Had lunch on board and made about a 25 minute stop in Beaumont, TX. While enroute to Houston, we had a 2 hour wait outside of Houston because of freight train traffic and an abandoned train. The freight train ...
We made it to Lake Charles, caught our taxi and picked up our rental car at the airport. We arrived in West Monroe at 11pm. 4 days on the train and 3 hour drive. EXHAUSTED. Good night. Will bring our travel blog up to date tomorrow. West Monroe is bigger than we thought...and Chris and Kallen were thrilled to see the logging trucks ...
... We were clueless - missed it, but heard it was the last for this group that have been doing it there for 35 years… getting old they said! Most were well into their 80s.We packed up Mazy as water dog and went on some great hikes through the bayou saw birds and armadillo everywhere. Drove The Maze crazy! Really enjoyed the park in the bayou!
... to New Orleans without them. (John, we used the maps and will mend them on send them back to you one of these days. They got us in and out and back to Mandeville just fine.)
One thing I didn't realize about NO is that there are very few streets that allow traffic to flow in both directions. When I was there for a convention a half-century ago, I didn't have to pay attention...I was walking! We saw all the same sights we remembered; even drove past ...
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