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Travel Blogs from Opelousas
Enroute to dinner last night our UBER driver was inquiring as to our travel plans. We mentioned Morgantown as a stop off on the way to New Orleans. Not a good idea was the comment. Industrial town build around the Petro Chem industry with nothing to do and the whole place is closed by 6pm. Well you have to accept local knowledge so an extension here, has happened. The idea being breakfast then pickup some charcuterie and a bottle of wine., sit in the park so Declan can play on ...
... went with the steak whist I had a fish stew, mussels, prawns, scallop and fish in a well seasoned tomato broth, lots of garlic so that should keep the vampires away, very nice meal. Back to the room and horizontal again with our next outing to a tapas restaurant for tea. Had hoped to visit the locations where True Blood and True Detectives were filmed unfortunately although both were set here in Louisiana there was no filming done here. We could have ...
... bar can't understand a word we are saying. Just ordered a NOLA MECHAHOPZILLA but have had to settle for a NOLA Hopitoulas apparently that's a beer?? So we have people speaking Cajan weird names for been and street signs in French if you took it seriously you would cry. No wonder people laugh and it's the happiest city in the USA . They also dress a bit strange around here. Had to ask the dude if his mum was home when he got dressed this morning... No I don't have a black eye I run too ...
... Duson, LA. Now what on earth would bring you to a wide spot in the road like this? Well, the Frog City RV Park, of course. Just a few miles back to the west is Rayne, LA – The Frog Capital of the World. Interestingly enough, many years ago the city became well known for its juicy, delectable frogs that were served in some of New Orleans' finest ...
... but such naked crypto fascism just makes me love the place even more. We have been constantly reminded that we are in a foreign land, even if if is one we think we know from movies,TV and music. I am looking forward to being allowed to play my i pod in the car, think we've got to begin with some Cajun . The great state of Mississippi beckons . 12.50 We have been zigzagging through minor roads and seeing some bewildering sights house wise. In Britain we are used ...
Other places to stay in Opelousas
6051 Sugar Hollow Road, Crozet | B&Bfrom $121
- Peace and Quiet in the Virginia Countryside
- Peace and Tranquility
- The Inn at Sugar Hollow Farm
5454 I-49 North Service Road, Opelousas | 2 star hotelfrom $102
4165 I-49 S. Service Road, Opelousas | 2 star hotelfrom $94
5761 I-49 Service Rd., Opelousas | 1 star hotelfrom $67
5791 I-49 Service Road South, Opelousas | 1 star hotelfrom $58
2235 Creswell Lane Ext Lot B, Opelousas | 3 star hotelfrom $132