Best Western Oakdale Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... east of Baton Rouge. The trifecta was achieved by a m'otel with a striking pink paint job next to a Cajun Catfish shack. Across the street was a drive through take out Daiquiri shop that I can only describe as the culmination of all of mankind's stupidity in one place.
On the way to get myself a Cajun Catfish dinner I stopped in at Voo-Doo Daqs to find a trio of scantily clad ladies working in a bar kept chilled to meat locker temperatures. There was ...
... is slim pickins'. Personally, I see why they think this bird was not a Pileated Woodpecker, but I don't think there's enough there to proclaim the return of a bird extinct for more than 6 decades.
We can always hope, though! I kept my eyes peeled for an Ivory Billed Woodpecker, but no dice. I'm sure if it hadn't been raining so hard....
This was the one place where rain spoiled our plans on this ...
... acres, and acres, and acres of FEMA trailers parked out in the fields left over from Katrina. You talk about millions of taxpayer money sitting there, yikes. Must be a better way to dispose of stuff like this.
There's a real advantage of going on the back roads - you see the real America, and quirky stuff about peoples lives. There's a real disadvantage taking the back roads - you ...
After a short 4 hour drive from Dallas we made it to our campsite in Louisiana. We are pretty central in Louisiana staying in a national park right on a lake. Assuming there are no alligators it will be refreshing to swim in it because the humidity here is not very fun. We met our camp hosts at the campground and there were about as typical southerners as you could be. They had a sandwich size ziploc of chewing tobacco that I'm pretty sure they finished in about an hour. They ...
After a light shower overnight (we stayed dry), today was absolutely perfect. We relaxed all day, doing our own little things. Sherry read her book on a float in the water, Debby laid on her lawn chair in the sun, and I went for a long walk exploring the campground. We had grilled pork chops (not squirrel) for dinner, with wild rice, and French cut green beans with sautéed onions and mushrooms. The bathhouse showers are nasty here (thank God for shower shoes) and tonight was ...