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Swamp Things

2008.05.01
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On the way from Baton Rouge to Houston, we spent a couple hours at the Lake Martin Nature Preserve near Breaux Bridge (Pont Breaux), Louisiana. I think this guy is an anhinga.
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Water hyacinths
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Blue on green makes the dragonfly a little hard to see.
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There's a snowy egret rookery on site, but this is about as close as I got to it, far behind the trees. I could hear them squawking.
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Cypress and algae
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Trees and vines
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Snowy egret in flight
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Spider webs, spider webs
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Turtles take the sun.
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Water-walking anhinga returns.
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To the lake!
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Feeding time
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Flying time. They didn't like me to get too close.
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Ranger's house
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Lake Martin panorama
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Back on the road to Houston. Here's the bridge in "Breaux Bridge" over the Bayou Teche.
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Religious icons watch over the liqueurs at Cafe Des Amis in Breaux Bridge.
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This guy welcomes you to the mens room.
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Zydeco brunch happens every Saturday.
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He’s got fishing lines strung across the Louisiana rivers
Gotta catch a big fish for us to eat
He’s setting traps in the swamp catching anything he can
He’s gotta make a living, he’s a Louisiana Man
He’s gotta make a living, he’s a Louisiana Man


Louisiana Man, Acuff and Rose, popularized by Doug Kershaw
12 Comments
????? neat picture!~ R
????? · 2008-04-30: 22:50
ronin53 :):):)
ronin53 · 2008-05-01: 03:57
Dragana i would love to be there, I like 5
Dragana · 2008-05-01: 05:43
Frenchies Great set ! It remembers me something... My fav is # 5.
Frenchies · 2008-05-01: 14:42
kif123 interesting place.
kif123 · 2008-05-01: 17:27
Queen911 Wonderful set.. I agree with everyone # 5
Queen911 · 2008-05-01: 21:25
sendao great post ;love # 5 !...
sendao · 2008-05-01: 22:50
dadlak thanks everyone for feedback on #5
dadlak · 2008-05-01: 23:20
noptek Nice set. Not so easy to go to the men's room with a guitar:))))))
noptek · 2008-05-02: 00:54
focussed what a magical place. Im going to have to go along with the masses and say that 5 is the stand out! wow.
focussed · 2008-05-02: 10:25
DancingDolphin I've never seen any place like your 5th shot, very interesting!
DancingDolphin · 2008-05-02: 14:05
sicknessinit #5 is beautiful!
sicknessinit · 2008-05-05: 15:06
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