Good Food, Good Music, Good Times

USA - Louisiana - Good Times

Good Food, Good Music, Good Times
Laissez le Bon Temps Rouler (Let the Good Times Roll)
Louisiana

State Capitol of Louisiana

Louisiana’s Old State Capitol

C 1850 baton Roge

Exterior restoration completed June of 2006

Harvesting Rice in Louisiana

The rice harvest begins in Acadia Parish

Louisiana Map and Facts

Louisiana Map and Facts

A diverse and colorful history encompassing French and Spanish roots, mysterious voodoo ancestry, and a deep southern flavor, gives Louisiana its own distinct nature.  Creole and Cajun styles blend into every aspect of the make-up of this incredible state.  From its Jazz music and unique Creole and Cajun cuisine, to its festivals and nightlife.

Old French Courtyard

Old French Courtyard

New Orleans, Louisiana

“Phostint” vintage card

Check the postage rates!

Ours go up next week to 32 cents and $1.05

New Orleans

New Orleans

 

Louisiana ~ Map Card

Louisiana Map Card

Louisiana – The Pelican State

State Bird – Brown Pelican

State Tree – Cypress

State Flower – Magnolia

Louisiana Map

Louisiana Map and Symbols

The Pelican State

Admitted to Statehood:  April 30, 1812

State Bird:  The Brown Pelican

State Flower: The Magnolia

State Tree:  The Bald Cypress

State Motto :  Union, Justice and Confidence

Nickname:  The Pelican State

Louisiana Map

Louisiana Map Card

From Monroe to New Orleans, Louisiana is an exciting funfilled state.  Formed along the Mississippi River and filled with plentiful lakes and streams, it is known as the fisherman’s paradise.  Louisiana offers excellent outdoor activities such as fishing, boating and camping, as well as the many festivals and celebrations of the city life in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport.

Raisin’ Cane in Louisiana

 

Raisin’ Cane in Louisiana

Louisiana Sugar Cane

Louisiana sugar cane farmers provide 15% of the nation’s sugar.  That’s about 1.12 million tones of sugar annually.

From a Postcrosser in Louisiana

 

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