Day 37: Opelousas to St. Francisville, Louisiana – 67 miles

Another pretty roll out from Opelousas. We had 2 local riders at dinner last night and they talked about the cycle Zydeco weekend, 4 day and three night ride, that had just gone on through this part of Louisiana. It sounded great. I will investigate next year. Loosyana is cool. Much better wind day with only a few tough spurts. We had a chance to ride a closed old 190 east route through the swamp, Achtafalaya National Preserve, and it was beautiful. I cannot seem to use that word enough lately.

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We stopped at the Point Coupee Museum, in the town of the same name and found a very cool 1780s overseer’s house that was the museum on the False River. Did not get a picture of the house but got the river.

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Went to lunch and on to cross the John James Audubon Bridge over the Mighty Mississippi.

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A short ride after to the Myrtles Plantation In St. Francisville. It was beautiful. Very interesting history.

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We arrived at a nice Girl Scout camp, Camp Maryland. A needed rest day tomorrow. Thanks as always for all the great comments of love and support. Peace.

3 thoughts on “Day 37: Opelousas to St. Francisville, Louisiana – 67 miles

  1. Tres, I thought about you today while I was on my long 9 mile ride.What you are doing is truly amazing.What an incredible journey.
    Louis

  2. I love reading this blog, and seeing your pictures. I think Tony will want to start joining you on some distance rides when you get back.
    Have a great day of rest.
    Love from us,
    Leslie

  3. Dawg! Happy belated anniversary to you and the Congresswoman! Regarding pictures of the False River…how do you know? It was a false river! Your journey has been great to be a part of. Thanks for sharing. Ride on, Brother, Ride on!
    -Gibby Gilbert, golf pro turned rock star

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