While in the area of the Atchafalaya Swamp, there are a few things that really cannot be missed. Since we already took care of a few of those things, we had one more to do. Here is the swamp list.
THINGS TO DO IN THE SWAMPS=
⊗ EAT CRAWDADS (thanks CJ and Abel)
⊗ TASTE GATOR (thanks again, CJ and Abel)
RIDE AN AIRBOAT
We found a rough little camping location, one the side of a levee near Breaux Bridge (pronounced BROBRIDGE in all one word like drawbridge) named McGees Landing. After settling in to our grassy, riverside camping spot we booked a two-hour airboat tour. It was great. Here are a few highlights:
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Looks like Mike likes it. 🙂
Don’t forget to try the gator! Fresh. (Not if you’re vegan!
The only time we spent in Louisiana was in New Orleans years ago (pre-Katrina). But I have been there in my head many times from reading James Lee Burke’s novels about homicide detective Dave Robicheaux and his side-kick private detective Clete Purcell.