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... 5:30 a.m., hooked up the Honda and off to the Wild West! After a long drive from our home Tarpon Springs - this was a welcome sight to stop for a few hours of rest at about 2:30 a.m.! It was very cool when we woke up in the morning around., about 38 degrees - it wasn't too early for Dave - he ...
Woke up to rain today. After breakfast drove over to St. John's church which was built in 1821. Next to it was an amazing oak tree that is over 500 years old.
We then drove to the factory where Tabasco sauce is made. Angie was in heaven. Got some free samples to take along.
On the way back to the hotel, Spotted another casino, Cypress Bayou. Had to make another stop.
Headed back to watch the Super ...
... it was the size of a Walmart. It was fantastic. All kinds of food, candy, sodas, coffee, toys, jerky, and whatever you can imagine. The bathrooms were amazing. I tried to take some photos inside the men's room, but almost got beat up. We spent about half an hour there. Got back on the road, and drove on to Houston. As we approached the city, we got stuck in a massive traffic jam caused by freeway construction. ...
... McIlhenny as they must have said "Mackle-henny" 17 times during the film. So now when I look at a Tabasco bottle the "McIlhenny Co." and "Avery Island, LA" on the label will have much more meaning.
We got to sample all the usual flavors and some more unusual ones Habanero/Garlic Pepper/Sweet N Spicy/Buffalo. We also tried a Raspberry one that was really interesting but I have no idea what you would put it ...
I don't recall exactly how I acquired the book "The Most Scenic Drives in America" (details 120 different drives) but the "Bayou Byways" a 12 stop, 210 mile trek from Lafayette to New Orleans ended up top of the list. Why did this one catch my attention? Because neither Dave nor I had been to New Orleans, LA (i.e. NOLA) and if we were going to go there, then we would do this drive, too.
Stop 1: Lafayette - It was a rainy, dismal Sunday (a ...
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