Sunday, November 27, 2011

Celebrate Christmas in Mexico, New York

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Sunday, November 13, 2011

Lake Charles, Louisiana: food, history and nature

Beautiful L'Auberage Hotel and Casino
On the Boudin Trail - B&O Kitchen
Hollier's Cajun Kitchen

Pintail Wildlife Drive
Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Rutherford Shell Beach

Charpentier Historic District
Mardi Gras Museum
Making King Cake

Imperial Calcasieu Museum
La Truffe Sauvage Seven-course wine dinner
Seafood Palace gumbo

Rouge et Blanc Food and Wine Festival
City Hall - Lake Charles
Yummy deep-fried bread pudding

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Exploring Niagara County, New York

Murphy's Orchard located north of Lockport
Underground RR site at Murphy's Orchard
Olcutt Lighthouse.

Old Fort Niagara
Flag from the War of 1812
Frequent demonstrations

Barton Hill Inn in Lewiston
Underground Railroad monument on the riverside in front of the hotle
Lewiston Historical Society

Jet boat rides depart from Lewiston
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine
Robert Moses Power Project Visitor Center is open to the public

The trolley makes it easy to get around Niagara Falls, NY
Above the falls from Three Sisters Island
Niagara Falls is impressive from all points of view

The Maid of the Mist - a must do when in Niagara Falls
The Wax Museum tells the history including those who went over the falls
The Niagara Falls Aquarium

Seneca Niagara Casino is a great place to stay
The Casino has a great spa
There are a plethora of dining options at the casino

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