Super 8 Monroe
Travel Blogs from Monroe
To get the full effect of the adoration I have for this television show I made sure our first stop was the infamous Haskell’s Donuts. In an episode of Duck Dynasty, Jace and the boys head down to Godwin’s sister’s shop named Haskell’s for a “hot dough-not,” or so it sounds. There is a competition amongst them to see who could eat the most donuts and Si was the winner. He was paid up ...
... in the pool but the water was really cold!
We took a late evening walk so Kallen could 'rock hunt'. He insisted on taking some rocks home!
We leave tomorrow for Lake Charles and board our train around 2pm. We'll be home on Tuesday! Kallen is getting homesick and thought we were going to be home tomorrow....poor guy!
Picked up a great idea today ...
... fried" corn on the cob. It was fantastic. I will definitely order frog legs again. Angie had the fried shrimp. Two thumbs up. We planned to drive west to Shreveport, then find a hotel. Well every hotel in town was booked. Had to drive another 40 miles to Marshall, Texas and all they had was a smoking room. We are watching the NBA Saturday night, and holding our noses! Continuing west ...
... and ate supper at Willie's Duck Diner, a relatively new addition (three months open) to the Robertson's stuff. Donna had a burger I had catfish. It was good! Then we drove downtown to see "Christmas on the River" and found a great Christmas light show timed with music playing on speakers or on a low wattage FM frequency. It was pretty cool!
Back to the HI Express for the night. Decided ...
... show came out. I think his name is Martin,(the quiet guy with the groomed grey/white beard) However, we were driving away at that point and missed the photo opp.
We left and came back about 2 hours later and within 5 minutes Willie came out. He was leaving for home. He had a security guard with him. Willie waved and quickly responded to a few quick questions. Then the guard told us to move to the side of the road and Willie ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking