Big City Light : New Orleans and Baton Rouge

Big City Light : New Orleans and Baton Rouge

Happy Friday and we are checking out the Christmas light along the River . In the cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge with a Cajun flair. CELEBRATION IN THE OAKS HOLIDAY LIGHTS : New Orleans Each year, from Thanksgiving through the New Year, the annual Celebration in the Oaks lighted display lights up New Orleans [...]

Abbeville, La : Omelet Festival

Abbeville, La : Omelet Festival

It's Road trip time and today it's the Omelet Festival in Downtown Abbeville. History of the Giant Omelette: ​ According to legend, when Napoleon and his army were traveling through the south of France, they decided to rest for the night near the town of Bessieres. Napoleon feasted on an omelette prepared by a local [...]

Gueydan Duck Festival : Louisiana Travel

Gueydan Duck Festival : Louisiana Travel

 On May 12, 1977, the trademark bearing the title "Gueydan, LA.- Duck Capital of America" was recorded and validated with the Secretary of State in Baton Rouge upon the actions of the Les Dames de Gueydan, a local women's club. A few months following this, the Gueydan Jaycees promoted the trade name by organizing a group [...]

Summer Camping at Tunica Hills

Summer Camping at Tunica Hills

Happy Thursday ! Are you read for a Road Trip - we are spending time at Tunica Hills . Tunica Hills WMA is composed of two separate tracts. The North Tract (2,346 acres) is immediately adjacent to the Louisiana State Penitentiary. The South Tract (4,156 acres) is off Old Tunica Road, which is part of [...]

Thursday Travel : Gonzales, La Jambalaya Festival

Thursday Travel  : Gonzales, La Jambalaya Festival

It's time for a Road Trip to Gonzales, Louisiana, (population 11,350). It's conveniently located between the capital city of Baton Rouge and the fun and originality of New Orleans. Festival History: Gonzales is the "Jambalaya Capital of the World." In 1967, this term was only an inspiration in the mind of Steve Juneau to promote the [...]

Louisiana Travel : Cajun Music

Louisiana Travel : Cajun Music

Welcome to my Thursday Travel in Louisiana. On Thursday I share a little bit about my home state in pictures. So Today I am sharing my states rich Music history . So grab your dancing shoes and let's have fun in Eunice, Louisiana. “Prairie Cajun Capital of Louisiana” Bienvenue à Eunice! Welcome to Eunice! The [...]

Louisiana Strawberries

Louisiana Strawberries

Today we are traveling to the Louisiana Strawberry capital and visiting a strawberry patch to pick some juicy ripe berries. To the farm we go in Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes. The rich, loamy and silty soil in these parishes is great for growing strawberries You Pick Farm : Mrs. Heather’s Strawberry Farm Located at 31458 Hwy [...]

Louisiana Travel : Local Bike trails

Louisiana Travel :  Local Bike trails

Louisiana is bouncing back from the virus. And it's time to get outside with the family and enjoy the May sunshibe. Today we are taking a Bike ride..... False River Historical Trail Bike Tour This 10-mile bike tour along False River in Pointe Coupee Parish offers an abundance of history dating back to 1750. Type [...]