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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 ...
... very creative with money hanging out of the pockets, holding ice cream, flowers, stethoscope, etc.
The city sign boasted the 'city if murals'. So we drove around and viewed some of them and people waved to you from their front porches. We also stopped to visit an old cemetary.
We ate at Frog City, a one stop shop with cajun food, casino, gift shop and gas. There were 12 women sitting off to the side who come there every Tuesday ...
... National Park, UT;
7. Chasing down the spirit of John Wayne in Monument Valley, AZ;
8. Encountering the land of the ancients at Canyon De Chelly, AZ;
9. Traveling old Route 66 to Tucumcari, NM;
10. Touring Cowboy Stadium in Arlington, TX;
11. Last night on the road in Lafayette, LA.
12. Home again.
... While registering at the office we noticed a fantastic doggie walk area with green grass and a metal fence entirely around the perimeter--a great place to let kitty out to stretch her legs and spend some quiet moments just eating grass.
The highway noise from the large truck traffic was loud, we were too close to the highway. Kitty got quickly spooked for being in the fenced area, scooted under the cyclone fence ...
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