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Published: June 29th 2016
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So......... we extended our stay to spend time with Hippy Jim & Donna and attend the beach party. It was also Graeme’s birthday, what a nice way to celebrate it. Well, one day turned into two then three. Not only did we have a lovely party day but on Sunday Jim took us out in his boat on the Intracoastal Waterway which his house backs onto. It is the waterway that runs 3,000-mile (4,800 km) alon... Read Full Entry

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Local BarLocal Bar
Local Bar

Shared a beer or two here with Mark.
Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspot Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspot
Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspot

An excellent Zydeko band to get the toes tapping.
Statue of Louis ArmstrongStatue of Louis Armstrong
Statue of Louis Armstrong

Overseeing the Cajun & Zydeco festival. How my Dad would have loved this.
Wettest day yetWettest day yet
Wettest day yet

On our trip on the Creole Queen River Boat we sailed into a huge thunder storm, it was spectacular. So much rain it almost diluted my beer!
Preservation HallPreservation Hall
Preservation Hall

An iconic music venue. it really is that dark in there, no Bar, no air conditioning, no toilets, just great music and atmosphere.
Our Alligator neighbourOur Alligator neighbour
Our Alligator neighbour

They were all around us at McGee's Landing.
McGees LandingMcGees Landing
McGees Landing

The view that greeted us from the top of the Levee
Our favourite. Our favourite.
Our favourite.

Tabasco bottle depicted in the surrealism style
Brenda's wigBrenda's wig
Brenda's wig

Graeme looking so much better than me as a blond.

30th June 2016

Down South!
Fabulous! Absolutely Fabulous! Envious as hell. David and Janice

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