SpringHill Suites Lafayette South at River Ranch
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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! ...
We head to a place called Lafayette and stop at an alligator sanctuary just before we get there (pronounced ali-gat-OR like Keith Lemon pronounces sect-OR on Celebrity Juice haha). I held a baby croc at Australia zoo but wow these little critters are way tinier. The baby alligators can fit in your hand. I never thought I'd say this about an alligator but they’re so cute! We all take turns at holding it. I should also ...
... noon when we
arrived. We had lunch and went for a tour of the city. Not a hell of a lot was
going on, so we decided to head on to Westwego in the morning. I did feel that
we did deserve a night on the town, and suggesting this to Angie we looked at
various hot spots, according to the tourist guides, and then we stopped a
couple of Wal-Mart shoppers to ask them what they would recommend. One lady
helped us out, then after shopping came back again with some ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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