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The best swamp tour for your family

A family tour that will please When exploring the Bayou of Louisiana there are many different choices for things to do. There is a lot to do, see and drink in the French Quarter, but there’s also so much to explore outside of it! Experience a colorful side outside of the quarter, a kayak swamp…

Autumn Blooms

Autumn Blooms by Emma Reid Here are a few flowers  that bloom in the fall that I identified the other day out on a swamp tour. Late GoldenrodSolidago altissima, L. Goldenrod’s piney-tasting leaves and flowers are an important medicinal remedy for the urinary, digestive, and respiratory systems. The goldenrod tribe encompasses one hundred species of late-blooming,…

“Lake” Pontchartrain

“Lake” Ponchartrain As you drive northbound outside the city, a sudden and dynamic change in the landscape occurs once you cross to the other side of the levee.  Bounded by seemingly endless cement, floodgates and cypress forests, the Lake Pontchartrain Estuary makes up 10,000 square miles of Southeastern Louisiana and is the largest delta in…

Manchac Kayak Swamp Tour Drone Footage

A quick little video showing a glimpse into the Manchac Kayak Swamp Tour.  We can’t show you the whole thing 😉

Secrets of the Gulf

Nature and Tree Nerd If you’re a nature/tree nerd such as myself then listen up, you may find this story interesting. Back in 2013, a sonar scan of the gulf floor got a strange reading off the coast of Alabama. From the reading, it appeared that several hundred lumpy structures were protruding from the ocean…

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