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We left Dunleith Plantation after breakfast. This area through to Lafayette is swamp land.
The bridge goes for over 20 miles through swampland, if not for the bridge you couldnt travel through this area. Stopped for lunch at Lolas Cafe. we had atour through an arcadian historical village, saw about 6 different style houses, so we were fairly"housed out". The first guide was very ordinary. The 2nd guide was ok and the guide in the schoolhouse was also ok. He played music. Arrived at ...
... low key but good to see. Then we got to hotel and had dinner as a group. There's 40 of us all together so the bus is packed! And the air con doesn't work. So you can imagine the bus - not the best. But lots of people to get to know but hopefully by Vegas we'll know each other better. Most of the group have already been on the tour for a week - about 10 of us jumped on half way in New Orleans. Slow first day for me but things will get ...
A night in Cajun country allowed us to check out a museum with actual pre-war houses including slave quarters - very sad but interesting. A highlight of the trip so far was taking an airboat through the Atchafalaya Basin (Louisiana swamp) on a sunny morning - absolutely stunning! ...
... not my cup of tea, after that we went to our campsite and set up along with the other group. We just had a chilled evening and ate dinner, had a shower and done some laundry. Then just sat around the table and chatted for the rest of the evening, we were later joined by a typical redneck guy who wouldn't ...
... I chill with Fran and Maz before heading to bed. Well attempting to. Our tent zip broke a few days ago. Usually you can kinda fix but I just couldn’t this time and so the world and its brother had decided to set up camp in my tent too. Some seriously huge/gross/weird bugs and spiders. Like loads of them. I will be eternally grateful to Maz for getting up twice out of her tent and fearlessly removing the individuals ...
Other places to stay in Opelousas
5696 I-49 North Service Road, Opelousas | 3 star hotelfrom $116
5454 I-49 North Service Road, Opelousas | 2 star hotelfrom $103
4165 I-49 S. Service Road, Opelousas | 2 star hotelfrom $104
5761 I-49 Service Rd., Opelousas | 1 star hotelfrom $66
5791 I-49 Service Road South, Opelousas | 1 star hotelfrom $58
2235 Creswell Lane Ext Lot B, Opelousas | 3 star hotelfrom $125