Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Acadiana Dragon Boat Races and more fun…

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There’s just no fun to be had here at Betty’s RV Park. Another problem is that there simply isn’t any good food either… Well both of those are lies as there is always something fun going on… And the food? Well let’s just say the Acadians in Southern Louisiana know their way around the kitchen.

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Speaking of food, one of our favorite po’boy stops is a little hole in the wall place called Bon Creole in New Iberia Louisiana. As is typical at Betty’s RV Park you don’t go by yourselves as it is more fun to bring along all of your new and old friends.

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Even better was fellow RV’ers and blogger friends Steve and Mona Lisa were nearby so we extended an invite to them to join all of us. Needless to say the shrimp po’boys were awesome and it was great we could visit Steve and Mona Lisa one more time before they beat us to the west coast.

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Another fun event we went to was the dragon boat festival also in New Iberia LA. We had never attended this annual event in previous visits so it was on our list to check out. This years event not only included the fun and raucous Acadiana Dragon Boat Races it also included a hamburger cookoff. Watching the boat races was fun but let me tell you what!  The hamburgers, many with a Cajun twist, were out of this world.

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We of course also attended the bi-weekly Cajun Jam held at Touchets (pronounced as two checks) happening every other Saturday. We have visited so often we have met several of the locals and have gotten to know nearly all of the musicians.We would be hard pressed to name a friendlier place than this.

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We still have a few weeks left and I am sure we will find a few new things to see, do and taste in the coming days. Stay tuned…

NOTE: We are at Betty’s RV park until April 16th before continuing on toward Texas…


  1. Yes too much fun and food, We spent an afternoon at Touchets and really enjoyed the music and fun with new friends.

  2. Betty's sound like the right place to stop for a while when in the area.

    1. If you are looking for a good time, love music and love Cajun food this is it!

  3. Sounds like you're having fun. As we were paddling yesterday we were talking about the Dragon Boat races we've participated in. They are a fun and rewarding event to be part of, maybe one day we can join another crew.

    1. Sure looks as if it would be a blast participating...

  4. What a good time! We met up with Steve and Mona Liza while in Crystal River a few weeks ago, they are a great couple!