Time of Flight: 2hr 15min, distance: 225 mi.

The Weather was overcast to 7000 ft. and then cleared about Lake Charles, LA.  Winds from the NE at 30 mph.  A bit of a rocky flight.

Lafayette Regional Airport is right on the edge of downtown.   I was able to rent a car at the airport.

Known as the "Happiest City in America" Lafayette is known for its Cajun cuisine and Zydeco music.  There were fun-loving, "happy" people everywhere I went.  I decided to take in some of the town's hospitality and found a nice Cajun restaurant with live Zydeco music.

Well, the Chinese Virus has most of them closed; either temporarily of permanently.  So I drove around a bit to get a feel for the town.  Fortunately, there was some good Zydeco music on the radio.  I finally found a really nice restaurant with good food and a fellow playing easy listening music.  The type of place I would like to take Patti for our anniversary.

The name of the place is "Ruffino’s on the River."  Not an inexpensive place, but really nice atmosphere, service and food.  I had the Eggplant and Veal Parmesan. Really good.

There are several things in Lafayette that could be fun and entertaining if they weren't shutdown due to the virus.  For example, every Thursday evening they have live music on the town square.  I guess they'll start it again after things have settled down.  I noticed they even have an Azalea trail similar to the one in Tyler.

Well, time to get some rest so I grabbed a scoop from the Borden’s Last Ice Cream Shoppe and checked into the  Fairfield Inn and hit the sack.

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