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After Houston we got the road and ended up in a place called Lafette and checked into the raddison. The next day we braved the grade two hurricane to get to Avery island, the original and only home of Tabasco sauce! The tour was really cool and the company still belongs to the original family and is produced still on Avery island- every single bottle!! The gift shop was ...
... a big brown owl. Bob told us that they rarely see woodpeckers, which was funny since that was the first bird that Jim had spotted the day before when we walked through that small swamp by the rest area. After our tour, we followed the advice of 3 different people & ate at Cafe Des Amis (cafe of friends) in Breaux Bridge. It is housed in a former mortuary. Jim & I agree; we have NEVER eaten such delicious fried shrimp! We then headed for Monroe on our way to ...
... of the label Acadian. The word "Acadian" has modified in language usage to today’s term Cajun. It seems to be a term the people use proudly. Also, we’ve noticed that the local TV station and newspapers refer to the area as “Acadiana” rather than any other geographic or regional term. It’s used the same way we would use “The Research Triangle” or just “the Triangle”. ...
... Crazy, like they can't be ***** making an effort for any one. The Cotton Alley restaraunt was also very nice, attentive service, quiet slightly pretentious waiters, but didn't engage us like Muriels in New Orleans. Natchez feels like a museum preoccupied entirely with its own gentile prettiness. There's an old river boat we spotted yesterday and apparently a lovely river side saloon down there. May spend the day getting slowly stewed down there in the broiling ...
... there, then anything else. ,) It was with a men-gospel singers. They were really good. One of the guy, we all thought he is going to die any minute, because he was so out of breath. ( and he was so hugh, he needed i think at least 3 seats) But he was awsome. When the mens were singing, all the other people in the church stood up were singing and dancing along. One sond was about 15min at least. ,) At the beginning it was for us a bit ...
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 $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