Monthly Archives: October 2015

Houston and home 

We arrived at IAH at 1030 this morning for A’s flight. Mine doesn’t leave until 2055, so I’ve had ample time to bring this tale up to date, and to think about how it ends. Houston isn’t far from Sulphur, … Continue reading

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‘Louisiana’s Outback:the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road’

Clearly they’re trying to cover all the bases with that one.  There’s a website, with a link to an immense app (4.6Gb if you download the content for offline use) that will guide and inform you about points of interest … Continue reading

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Morgan City to Sulphur/Lake Charles

First, I forgot to tell you one of the most important reasons for including Morgan City in our travels. The main theme of this trip is the Mississippi River delta, its history, both geological and cultural, and the engineering works … Continue reading

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Morgan City Day Two.

I’m feeling guilty, as in fact this will be our second night in Sulphur (Lake Charles)… sorry. But I’ll be sitting in Houston Airport for over 6 hours on Tuesday, so I expect I’ll catch up then. Yesterday evening we … Continue reading

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Morgan City Day One: Grand Isle

I took the evening off to read a book instead of type, so the following was yesterday. Today I am The Navigator, which means more photos and the ability to note things of interest as we travel. Like the ‘Bridge … Continue reading

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Two magical hours on the Atchafalaya

We left Alexandria on I49 at about 0900 this morning and by 1000 it was clear we were making far better time than we’d expected. We pulled into a service area and booked the ‘swamp tour’ we’d picked as the … Continue reading

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