Winnie inn & Suites
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Today we went to Thibodaux, Louisiana, to see Aunt Sarah, Tiffany and her kids... Oh It was so nice to see Sarah. I wish we could have stayed longer... I sure missed her on the island! Sarah & Tiff made a great Gumbo, for lunch with rice.. It was yummy.
After leaving there we headed for Beaumont. Once we got there, we couldn't get off the …
... all the way to the car and when we were leaving I looked and saw that it stood there looking sad as our car left. We told the rangers but they said they can't do anything. Then we headed to Louisiana but before we left Texas we went to get Whataburger. Then we ate it in Louisiana. When ...
... there we decided to give our necks a break and head out to Bolivar Flats. On the beach we found BLACK TERNS, LEAST TERNS, PIPING PLOVERS (doing courtship displays) and SNOWY PLOVER. We then headed down Oil Field Road and saw a bunch of new shorebirds, including STILIT SANDPIPER, WILSON'S PHALAROPE, and BAIRD'S SANDPIPER.
After that we met up with my friend Brian who is part of the Cornell Lab group that just CRUSHED the Big ...
... so far.
Back on the I-10, the boys surfed the local radio stations, did a bit of singing and took in the sites on both sides of the interstate while we inched closer to New Orleans over the next few hours.
It was nearing dinner time and we decided it was time for us to try and find a hotel for the night. The Criteria: Reasonable Hotel located within walking distance of a bar.
BINGO - we arrived in a little town in a town called Winnie. The town is ...
... who lost his leg and nearly his life in a motorcycle wreck a couple of years ago. He's now very accomplished in the art of Yoga and is doing extremely well. He's serene and happy too. I'm proud of him and his accomplishments, but mostly his loving spirit.
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How has this hotel rated in the past?
Nice rooms Easy to get luggage in... not far from highway!
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