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Feb 4, 2009 - Gibson LA
New Orleans. Devestating to drive through. For miles along the e-way you can see houses, apartment complexes etc still in shambles. Many new ones have been built across or beside them. If you visit the French Quarter it's definitely more than one day. We did get to have beignets at DeMonde's and tried a muffalate and a po boy sandwich. Walked Bourbon St, Jackson Square and up and down Decatur Street. We walked along the moon walk on the Mississippi River. Next time we hope to do the riverwalk, take an extended carriage ride and make it...Jump to full entry
May 18, 2008 - "Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou..."
(Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and file' gumbo 'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio Pick guitar, fill fruit jar and be gay-o Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou). Spent the last few days here in Louisiana, in the Terrebonne Parish, in a town called Gibson (about 70 miles from New Orleans). Lots of swamps, (which they call bayous around here), and funny accents. Hard to understand. Bob had some quirky conversations with a couple of the people here in the campsite. One was a pastor's wife, a little old lady driving around in...Jump to full entry
Jan 25, 2008 - Gibson Lousiana and Hidden Ponds RV Resort
After Beaumont we WERE looking forward to a couple weeks of relaxing at this resort fishing, crabbin, crawdaddyin and sightseeing New Orleans. When we arrived, however, our reservations were not there. The park had no idea of our pending arrival. When Dave called the service RPI, who handles our reservations for parks like this, a representative talked to the park manager, Barbara. Evidently the park was allowed to "blackout" a two to three week period for the pre and post Mardi Gras period. The park didn't do anything with our reservation...Jump to full entry