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Midday temp: 21C
Greg and I left the Lafayette area today and travelled towards New Orleans. It's only a two hour drive but what a drive. The highway from Lafayette to Baton Rouge (about 100 km) was on an elevated road built on pilings in the Atchafalaya swamp. It’s quite the engineering feat.
New Orleans during Mardi Gras is the only destination where we had reserved our campsite in advance. And now we are here. For the ...
... Alley. This family also had a home in New Orleans where the social scene was.
Laura Locoul, whose Grandmother founded the estate, kept a detailed diary of plantation life, family fights and the management of slaves. The information from Laura's diary and the original slave cabins and outbuildings provide rare insights into slavery under the French. We visited the house, the outbuildings and the ...
... companies, they're fried, broiled, boiled, sauteed, and, well--kinda gross to think about.
But! If you're eating them, and they don't look like a crawfish, they're actually very good! We loved all of the food we tried. Kelsey especially loved crab, and we were especially surprised by the oysters. Awesome.
So yeah.. we're here in Louisiana. We're liking it. More to ...
... is excessively high presently, and I am unsure of the cause. All I know is that the last time I walked the levee, you could actually cross over and there was grassy land you could trek before actually hitting the water; whereas currently, the water level reaches probably about halfway up the river side of the levee. My husband couldn't help ...
Travelled south through Crawfordville to Apalochcola Have found that the north of Florida is nothing like the south, should almost be part of Alabama it is that different. Saw some old cars on the side of road so took a photo opportunity ... while lining up the shot another of those scaly slimy reptiles I so don't like slithered by, scarring the **** out of me. Yes I was wearing thongs and shorts at the time! The coast around this area - the ...
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