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What was intended to be an early start became my usual hour late start. The 10 hour drive to Lafayette, LA was uneventfull until I stopped at the Mississippi welcome station. It turns out that Elvis was also on the road and I was able to get a selfie with him. He is either much taller than I thought or I am much shorter. This ...
... There were so many gators, we lost count. Some were babies and one was over 2000 pounds and 100 years old. Lots of turtles and birds. The Bayou had cypress tress with the moss hanging and it really was very beautiful. We are packing up and getting ready to head to Florida tomorrow.
A quick entry here -
Abbeville was where we stopped for lunch deep in Vermilion Parish the centre of an excellent TV series I am following called True Detective. A serial killer drama set in and around Abbeville, Lafayette and this Gulf coast region (worth checking out). Anyway, we stop at a tiny cafe opposite the police station and as Kenn is a police officer we pop in and say hello to ...
... it's on and riding... Target Galveston to meet with others and celebrate Jims birthday with a few beers! This is where it has to be said that opening a Lost Adventurers FaceStalker Group was an excellent idea. Enabled everyone to follow everyone and arrange a meet up like this!
So off we go - find some lunch - hit the coast - head to Galveston - ...
Ever since I knew I was doing this trip I wanted to come to Lafayette, Louisianna. This is because I am a huge fan of George Rodrigues the cajum artist.
The story: ooo, well way back in 1995/6 I was in New York and found myself drawn into an art gallery because there was a HarleyD in the window covered in these "blue dogs". I went in and saw that it was an exhibition of George Rodrigues, a cajun scenic artist, who, on the death of his ...
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