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... to get worse as we proceed.
The Louisiana names of places are great too: Calcasieu Lake, Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Thibodaux, Houma, Larose, and New Orleans of course. When we approached the city the radio happened to play "House of the Rising Sun", which has as its opening sentence "There is a house in New Orleans." Given that it was a local station, it was probably not entirely coincidental, ...
... frogs and geckos we saw on the way out, we headed to RiverVentures to swim with the manatees.
We arrived at RiverVentures at 9 A.M., and we received about a 10-15 minute overview about manatees. We learned a lot, including the following: They are an endangered species, and Florida is one of the few areas where you can swim with them. When you do swim with them, you may only touch them with one open hand as to not ...
We walked to "The Ruby Slipper"' a local Marigny breakfast joint. The neighborhood is picturesque and a busy site of new remodels, street work and new paint. We are reminded of the HBO series "Treme" around every corner. We expect Antoine or Davis to appear at any moment. After a big breakfast, we decide to visit the WWII museum. This new museum is so well done. They open with an introductory movie done with the help of Tom ...
... or were in the wrong place until an employee waved us towards the warehouse and told us to bring the dog along for the brewery tour. As we have noticed in some Southern states, the only way to sample the beers is do to the tour, so we paid our $10 and had an abbreviated fast-paced tour while we tried all of the beers they had on tap. I do not recall any standing out to me, but everyone at the brewery, including the owner, was incredibly nice and they loaded ...
... every direction, which is wonderus, as south of us
is swampland, and intermittently within the deafening sounds of the fireworks,
you can distinctly pick out the sound of automatic weapons going off. Wap wap
wap wap wap wap wap.
I loved every minute, and so I believe
did Angie Pete and Chris, even though, and I didn’t tell you this till now, it
rained all night long.
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