Travel Blogs from New Iberia
... to Heidi as she moved to Colorado. Yellow Fever Revenge We arrived at the airport Friday, July 4, three hours before our scheduled flight. Too bad it took 3.5 hours to get things resolved. :( Remember I pointedly asked the guy in Lima to not do anything to our flights out of San Jose? Well, somehow in all the mess of getting out of Lima, not making the Baton Rouge connection, and leaving straight from Houston, our tickets out of San Jose ...
... Got to taste a huge variety of Tabasco products and watch the bottling and manufacturing process. The whole place smelled like one big tabasco pepper. Then we drove through the Jungle Gardens and saw alligators, turtles, white egrets, anhingas, spoonbills and 1 snake. Really getting a feel for the Bayou culture. ...
... mine and created a 150 foot waterfall. There was a home that literally sank into the salt mine. One of the pictures shows the chimney that is all that's left of the home.
Back at our campground, and we are ordering in Crawfish and Shrimp. It will be our first crawfish experience. I'm not real confident about it, but we will ...
So we left the cruise ship and thankfully, our refrigerator and freezer worked. Drove over 200 miles to the heart of Cajun Country. Abbeville, Louisiana. It sure is a different world here in the deep south. We went to a bar to listen to Cajun music. Nobody could sing, but it didn't matter. Still fun. Its supposed to rain 4 inches tomorrow. I hope we don't float away. ...
A quick entry here -
Abbeville was where we stopped for lunch deep in Vermilion Parish the centre of an excellent TV series I am following called True Detective. A serial killer drama set in and around Abbeville, Lafayette and this Gulf coast region (worth checking out). Anyway, we stop at a tiny cafe opposite the police station and as Kenn is a police officer we pop in and say hello to ...
Other places to stay in New Iberia
2915 Highway 14, New Iberia | 3 star hotelfrom $64
318 West Highway 90 Frontage Road, New Iberia | 2 star hotelfrom $97
611 Queen City Drive, New Iberia | 2 star hotelfrom $98
2817 Hwy. 14, New Iberia | 2 star hotelfrom $83
611A Queen City Drive, New Iberia | 3 star hotelfrom $102
2600 Highway 14, New Iberia | 2 star hotelfrom $80