Category Archive: Louisiana

A Plantation, a Preserve and lots of seafood – NOLA

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At the River Walk in New Orleans were 22 plaques describing interesting facts about the mighty Mississippi River.  One thing we learned is that this mud-laden water has flowed over 2,350 miles and… Continue reading

Taking it easy in the Big Easy – New Orleans

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Dang, we missed Mardi Gras?  Oh well, let’s just walk around and sightsee instead.  The city of New Orleans is synonymous with Mardi Gras, Creole cuisine,  Super Bowl XLVII, Jazz music, beignets and Hurricane… Continue reading

Is that train moving? – Tough arrival in New Orleans

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“Is that train moving?” Steve asked repeatedly.  After peering behind us I replied that it was moving – toward us!  That blaring horn was telling us to get out of its way.  “Let’s… Continue reading

Tabasco and Aigrettes – Avery Island, LA

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Now back to our regular programming.  The last two anniversary posts, hiking and biking faves, were fun to write not only for the sharing part but because they brought back fond memories as… Continue reading

Hanging Out In Cajun Country – Sam Houston Jones State Park

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The Southwestern Region of Louisiana is known by some as “Cajun Country” and boasts both bayous and big cities.  Our first stop in the Pelican state was Sam Houston Jones State Park.  It is located… Continue reading