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North America » United States » Louisiana » New Iberia April 29th 2019

On impulse this morning we decided to drive the Creole Nature Trail that begins in Sulphur, Louisiana and ends in Cameron Parish. The drive is a beautiful one with wild flowers, marsh grasses and a variety of water fowl on display. Fishing camps and duck hunting sites are an outdoors man's dream. We were the only ones with no fishing gear and every family was fishing for next weeks dinner. I do miss seeing the beautiful red wing black birds that were part of my commute everyday when I lived in Lake Jackson and they were everywhere along the trail. A large rookery with great white and spoonbills reminded us of our visits to High Island. This is mating season and the great whites have little ones to feed and the spoonbills are engineering their nests. ... read more

North America » United States » Louisiana » New Iberia May 23rd 2014

Toured the Tabasco Pepper Sauce plant yesterday on Avery Island. It is a very short tour and then you are on your own to walk the grounds and visit the country store. Of course we sampled some and bought a few things. It was very interesting and the grounds are very pretty. Ever since we got here everyone has been telling us that we needed to go to Cafe' des Amis on Saturday morning to hear some good Zydeco music and have breakfast. You know these people must be serious about their music when they not only do music at night but in the morning too. We heard varying reports as to when we should get there from 6:30am to 8am. Now you all know that I am not a morning person so this was really ... read more
Souvenirs from Tabasco Tour
Me @ Tabasco Sign
Cafe Des Amie 006

North America » United States » Louisiana » New Iberia January 5th 2014

We arrived at Lake Fausse Point State Park after dark on the December 29. We had traveled many miles over bridged highways that spanned miles and miles of bayou on Highway 10. Those of you who have campers know what a treat it can be to park an RV in the dark. In this case we were also in a park that was full of large family groups with lots kids still riding bikes after dark and generally doing what kids do.....around our moving camper. Our neighbors however, were very kind; they brought out their flashlights and helped watch different corners of the camper as Ron maneuvered into a tight spot. More helpers is not always a good thing, but we finally got settled in and thanked all the good folks who had strong accents , ... read more
campsite #14
Sugar Cane
Truck hauling sugar cane




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