May 1, 2008 by
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
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.
Blue on green makes the dragonfly a little hard to see.
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.
Cypress and algae
Trees and vines
Snowy egret in flight
Spider webs, spider webs
Turtles take the sun.
Water-walking anhinga returns.
To the lake!
Flying time. They didn't like me to get too close.
Lake Martin panorama
Back on the road to Houston. Here's the bridge in “Breaux Bridge” over the Bayou Teche.
Religious icons watch over the liqueurs at Cafe Des Amis in Breaux Bridge.
This guy welcomes you to the mens room.
Zydeco brunch happens every Saturday.