Louisiana

    Take a Tour of the Tabasco Pepper Sauce Factory in Louisiana (1)

    2/24/17 •

    …Add some zing to your next trip to southern Louisiana with a tour of the Tabasco Pepper Sauce Factory on Avery Island. To get there, you take a 50-cent ferry ride across a small channel to Avery Island, one of five salt-dome islands along Louisiana’s Gulf Coast. This salt–a key ingredient in Tabasco…

    Cat Island National Widlife Refuge Near St. Francisville in Louisiana

    1/06/15 •

    …Cypress Tree Near St. Francisville. Photo by Henry Cancienne. In the beautiful Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge outside St. Francisville, Louisiana, I found the national champion bald cypress tree — it’s 83 feet tall, 54 feet in circumference and 17 feet in diameter! Just to give you a sense of scale, that’s me next…

    Jefferson, Texas: Once the Largest Inland Port in the US

    6/27/16 •

    …When you think of steamboats, you probably don’t think of Texas, much less the tiny inland town of Jefferson. But in the mid-1800s, Jefferson was the largest inland port in the United States. For half a century, riverboats carried cargo and passengers into Jefferson from Baton Rouge, Louisiana via the Big Cypress Bayou…

    Do You Know How Many Calories You Are Eating?

    7/13/17 •

    …Here are some more scary examples. A 12 inch assorted cold cuts sub from Mr. Sub is 580 calories! Would you prefer a Louisiana Chicken Wrap, it’s still 430 calories. If you typically get a drink with your sub, you better factor in an additional 200-300 calories. Have you ever gone to McDonald’s for dinner?…

    Enjoy the Canjun Setting of the Bayou Cabins B&B in Breaux Bridge, Lousiana

    7/10/14 •

    …If you like rustic charm, good food and Cajun music, I suggest you travel to Breaux Bridge, Louisiana and stay at the Bayou Cabins Bed & Breakfast. The eight cabins offer the atmosphere of an old Cajun setting. Upon arrival, each guest receives a Cajun lagniappe, or welcoming gift, consisting of delicious homemade…

    Chinchilla Breeders (34)

    1/21/17 •

    …with you. Thanks! US-Based Chinchilla Breeders Arizona AZ Chins Delaware Angel’s Chins Florida Chinchilla Rampage Winmar Farms Illinois ABC Chinchillas Chocolate Chins Indiana NWI Chinchillas Louisiana Sunset Chinchillas New York Paul Kubasiewicz North Carolina Tiffany’s Chinchillas Pennsylvania Susan J. Lamb Texas Heavenly Stars ChinZ Lone Star Chinchilla Non-US-Based Chinchilla Breeders Ontario, Canada Burgess Chinchillas…

    Acadian Historical Village Near Caraquet, Northern New Brunswick

    11/25/14 •

    …1770 through 1939. Acadians originally settled in Nova Scotia in the 1600s, but British forces expelled thousands of them in the mid-1700s; they subsequently resettled in areas ranging from Louisiana to Canada’s Maritime Provinces. We’d been told the site was huge, so my girlfriend and I stayed in the village at the Chateau Albert. We…