New Orleans, World of Coca Cola, and that’s all folks!!

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Driving over the Mississippi

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Beignets at Café du Monde.  WOW, yum.  They do not skimp on powdered sugar to be sure.  I loved their texture – definitely not a doughnut or a scone, but a beignet.

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We wandered a little away from the tourist area and found a really great po’ boy that all the locals seemed to be eating dinner at.  David grabbed his and took of the the BYU game that was at the Superdome that night.  Even though BYU lost Sad smile he had a really great time.  After grabbing some milk and a few other things at Winn Dixie, the boys and I hung out in the hotel, watched some of the game on TV, and Skyped Grandma and Grandpa.  I fell asleep at about 8:30pm.  How was I so tired??

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Loving the DVD player in the van! 

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World of Coca-Cola!  It was WAY fun!!

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Here are the drink testing stations.  If I remember correctly they have about 60 flavors to try and we tried them all!  (except the ones we suspected had caffiene…we’d just be wired).  I think this taste-testing was my favorite part….but possibly a tie with:

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…..the part of the tour where you could see Coke actually being bottled.  I am so fascinated by all these crazy moving parts, and everything that goes into it.  So awesome. 

Afterward we drove straight through the night to return home (sweet home) at 7am, yes AM.  It was an amazing trip!  I encourage everyone to take your family on a road trip, we love them!  You shouldn’t be deterred from taking kids, either.  They love it and are more resilient than adults!