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Southern Louisiana Private Swamp Tours
"The departure point for this 2.5 hour long swamp tour is located 30 minutes outside of the great city of New Orleans and along the way you will see fishing villages and breath taking views of the bayou. If needed transportation is provided to and from the location with high end luxury vehicles and there is a pick up fee per person that is due at time of arrival at the tour location.As your tour departs from the docks and you begin to explore the swamp you will see all sorts of wildlife ranging from alligators to migratory birds from South America and everything in between. The beautiful Mississippi River Delta is ranked as one of the top 5 deltas in the world with the most animal life per acre. On your tour you will have the opportunity to see alligators up close as your tour guide hand feeds them food. Come see what southern Louisiana has to offer.""""A private swamp tour is the best way to explore and appreciate the history and landscape of southern Louisiana. This two and a half hour tour explores over 28 square miles of terrain with many different types of wild life such as alligators and migratory the tour guides are locals and they are knowledgeable in the rich history of the area. Make sure to ask them about the 2
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Combo Oak Alley Plantation And 16-passenger Air-boat Swamp Tour
"We are only 35 minutes from New Orleans yet a world apart. Our New Orleans air-boat tour is a high speed adventure that is part tour part thrill ride. You will travel at high speeds in the 16 passenger boat then slow down and stop for photo opportunities. Along the way you will get a personal tour by your local Captain. Our air-boats have stadium seating so that the person in front of you does not obstruct your view and every seat is great for experiencing the tour and viewing the wildlife. Yes
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Combo Oak Alley Plantation and 6-Passenger Airboat Tour
"We are only 35 minutes from New Orleans yet a world apart. Our New Orleans air-boat tour is a high speed adventure that is part tour part thrill ride. You will travel at high speeds in the 6 passenger boat then slow down and stop for photo opportunities. Along the way you will get a personal tour by your local Captain. Our air-boats have stadium seating so that the person in front of you does not obstruct your view and every seat is great for experiencing the tour and viewing the wildlife. Yes
From $155.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Louisiana

Terrible Road

If you look on your road atlas and think you might want to drive down Louisiana Highway 580. DON'T!! It is a terrible road, narrow and very rough. Avoid at all costs there are other better roads...
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Basaic
Jul 03, 2009

Natchitoches- Cane River

The rules for the Cane River is that it is illegal to operate a watercraft unless you have completed a boating safety course which is certified by either the Board of Commissioners of the Cane River...
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keeweechic
Sep 26, 2006

There are two kinds of insects in Louisiana...

There are two kinds of insects here...those that are small enough to go through a screen door, and those that are big enough to open it. :-)The insect pictured here is a Texas Lubber grasshopper,...
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Small_World
Aug 30, 2006

Stay in the boat!

If you're fishing anywhere in south Louisiana, you might attract more to your bait than fish. This gator and his friends seemed to be attracted to the cork, or anything moving in the water. Yikes!...
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Small_World
Aug 29, 2006

Alligators on teh road

While we were driving in Louisiana, we saw alligator roadkill! It must have been hit by a truck or something. First we saw the tail and two legs in one bit, then about 200 metres later, we saw the...
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supercarys
Apr 14, 2006

Beware of the HEAT and HUMILTY!!!

If planning to come to Louisiana, beware of the very Hot summers we have, people that are not use to the heat, Louisiana is a killer during summer times especially June- Oct. If you choose to come...
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ac_bouchouka
Apr 09, 2005
 
 
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Bourban and Main Street

Don't relax while waiting for a bus, if they see you with your eyes closed, you may be arrestred. If you stumble, and they don't like you, you may be arrested. If their pissed off, and you look like...
emerson24_2002
Feb 19, 2005

Many shredded tyres on the highway..

..and I saw quite a few right on the middle of the highway!I was told that in the US, if the tyres treads of commerical trucks got worn down, it is not illegal to put a layer of new tyre tread without...
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RoseAmano
Sep 12, 2004

Fire Ants

Be careful walking around any lawn areas in Louisiana. Certainly don't walk around barefooted. Fire Ants are a big problem in LA (well not just in this State). Their mounds look like just a clump of...
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keeweechic
Aug 09, 2004

Alligators

In the swamps of Louisiana you may encounter alligators, they are usually not very dangerous. They will flee if they hear you coming. Except when it is a mother with young.They defend their young...
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tompt
Nov 19, 2003

prison area

Driving along scenic byway LA66 we encountered this sign. Should we be worried? Or is it just a sign like there are many in the USA, warning for all sorts of dangers and mishaps, just to not be sued...
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tompt
Nov 16, 2003

Cons

There are all kinds cons on the streets. They want to tell you where you got your tennis shoes, like what state etc..it's a con you may get robbed. I saw the police arrest the guy right after he tried...
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WILDEFLOWER
Jul 31, 2003

Yankee's beware!!

Anyone that spends enough time in Louisiana will invariably see the secrets that they try very hard not to show “tourists”, out of fear of loosing that almighty travel dollar. The untold undercurrent...
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yankee_doodle
May 01, 2003

Beware of alligators

The alligators are to be respected. Even small ones can cause severe injury. They can grow to be as large as 14 to 18 feet in length. Alligators alternate between the water and the banks, as a means...
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Helga67
Apr 25, 2003

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Top Hotels in Louisiana

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8 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130, United States
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7939 Essen Park, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70809, United States
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451 Clyde Fant Parkway, (formerly Hollywood Casino), Shreveport, Louisiana, 71101, United States
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1910 S. College Rd., Lafayette, Louisiana, 70508, United States
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5300 University Parkway, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 71457, United States
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1475 Garrett Road, Monroe, Louisiana, 71202, United States
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Top Things to Do in Louisiana

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Bourbon Street

It seems like on Bourbon Street and also the French Quarter they have their own little money making scams going. Just be cautious. Don't walk around alone, use your common sense and you'll have a lot...
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State Capitol

Here are some details of the state capitol building and of the interior. The interior is very impressive. You can see a pencil-sized piece of wood blown into the ceiling from a bomb blast in 1970....
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Pastor Brothers Cajun Excursions

The adventure started off with Daquiri's at the boat launch's bar location and then went into a wonderful 2 hour boat ride through the swamp to lake charlo. Many birds, reptiles and yes, we actually...
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St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church

Cajuns call St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church the “Mother Church of the Acadians” for it was here in St. Martinville that the largest immigration of Acadians occurred in 1785. But the church was...
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Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site

I read about the Plaquemine Lock and decided it would be interesting to visit since we had done some locks on our narrowboat cruise in England, and also on our own boat on the Intercoastal Waterway in...
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LSU Rural Life Museum

Part of the working plantation section of the museums includes the Kitchen, and places where food was raised, like the kitchen garden, smoke house chicken coop and pigeon cote. The kitchen garden is...
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Top 5 Louisiana Writers

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"The Pelican State"
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"Louisiana; history, culture and nature"
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keeweechic

"Keeweechic's Louisiana"
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ATXtraveler

"Louisiana: Sportsman's Paradise"
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Basaic

"Basaic Louisiana Page"
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