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LA Trip Stats (6/10):


Parishes visited: 26


Best parish:  Jefferson

Town visited most: New Orleans

Places slept in: Metairie, Natchitoches, Baton Rouge (2x)

Most impressive town: Natchitoches

Least impressive town: Metairie

Biggest town: New Orleans

Most scenic area: Barataria Preserve

Most scenic spot: Jackson Square in New Orleans


Three words: soulful, real, gators


Long Trips: Gulf Shores (1/09), Motexarkiana (3/09), Winter Edge (1/10)


Neighboring States: MS, TX, AR

First Contact: Coming Soon.

Saint Tammany Par. (1/2009)

Slidell. Coming Soon.

Saint Bernard Par. (1/2009)

Passed over Lake Pontchartrain

Orleans Par. (1/2009)

New Orleans. Coming Soon.

Jefferson Par. (1/2009)

Barataria. Jean Lafitte NHP. Avondale. Metairie. Bridge City. Marrero. Coming Soon.

Saint Charles Par. (1/2009)

Passed through. Destrahan. Lulling.

Saint John the Baptist Par. (1/2009)

Passed through.

Saint James Par. (1/2009)

Passed through.

Ascension Par. (1/2009)

Passed through. Gonzalez.

East Baton Rouge Par. (1/2009)

Passed through. Baton Rouge.

East Felciana Par. (1/2009)

Passed through.

West Feliciana Par. (1/2009)

Passed through. St. Francisville.

Concordia Par. (1/2009)


Caddo Par. (4/2009)

Shreveport. Belcher. Hosston. Gilliam. Ida.

DeSoto Par. (4/2009)

Passed through.

Natchitoches Par. (4/2009)

Kisatchie NF. Cypress. Cane River Creole NHP. Natchitoches. Natchez. Provencal.

Vernon Par. (4/2009)

Rosepine. New Llano. Leesville.

Beauregard Par. (4/2009)

Singer. DeRidder.

Calcasieu Par. (4/2009)

Sulpher. DeQuincy. Lake Charles.

Cameron Par. (4/2009)

Hackberry. Sabine NWR. Holly Beach. Johnsons Bayou.

Jefferson Davis Par. (4/2009)

Passed through. Welsh. Jennings.

Acadia Par. (4/2009)

Passed through. Corwley. Rayne.

Lafayette Par. (4/2009)

Passed through. Scott. Lafayette.

Saint Martin Par. (4/2009)

Breaux Bridge. Henderson.

Iberville Par. (4/2009)

Passed through. Welsh. Jennings.

West Baton Rouge Par. (4/2009)

Passed through. Port Allen.

Tangipahoa Par. (1/2010)

Passed through.







The view from the porch of the big house at Creole Cane River NHP south of Natchitoches.

The oil rigs far out in the ocean and hurricane-ravaged beach near Johnsons Bayou..

Good advice off I-10 west of Sulpher..