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Travel Blogs from Opelousas
... Texas for some lunch at a rest area...finally something other than Turkey in a wrap...tuna sandwiches, heaven! Then back on the road we got to see some the sticks! Something had happened on the main route in adding 2 hours to our journey so we decided on a detour taking us through some interesting places! At camp I barely had enough time to get the tent up before I had to start cooking. Tonight my group were preparing a Korean curry and it ...
... only non-fast food restaurant (that we could find out about). Ruby's Cafe is situated on the old main street---a stark contrast to the continuous strip mall of the main highway through town. This may have been out in the middle of nowhere, but the food was excellent. I ate the grilled shrimp, and it was possibly the best shrimp I ever ate anywhere. If you're ever in Eunice, Louisiana.....
Tomorrow we go back to New ...
When we began this trip we talked about honoring our last trip with my mother where she whined and pouted most of the way with a funny story about ice cream. Coming through mid-PA where there is nothing she decides ice cream would taste good. Not just any ice cream it had to be Whitehouse ice cream. I didn't even know what it was.
Darren checks out his phone and finds a place 5 miles off the highway - I am not driving 10 miles to get ice ...
... is full of cool stops:
1. Searching for oil in Beaumont, TX at Spindletop;
2. Boating on the river in San Antonio, TX;
3. Making contact with aliens in Roswell, NM;
4. Standing on a corner in Winslow, AZ;
5, Gambling with Nick Papagiorgio in Las Vegas, NV;
6. Hiking the "narrows" on the Virgin River ...
... the compound, bolted across the parking lot, and headed toward the RV. She was so scared she ran under the RV.... into the forest....deep with thorns and low-lying brush... she was lost in moments!
We looked for four hours, it was almost 9pm and totally dark, she was lost forever! We are so sad.
Caryn opened a can of kitty tuna, brought out the litterbox, and we put our bright camp lantern on a stump on ...
Other places to stay in Opelousas
5696 I-49 North Service Road, Opelousas | 3 star hotelfrom $121
5454 I-49 North Service Road, Opelousas | 2 star hotelfrom $102
4165 I-49 S. Service Road, Opelousas | 2 star hotelfrom $67
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