|Laura and her new camera....|
photography is one of her hobbies.
I've been on a trip something like this before, when the boys were young, and I wasn't so impressed, but I could be convinced provided she brought along mosquito spray. She agreed. Turns out we didn't need it but I didn't know that at the time.
|Haley and Riley (sorry the photo is so bad girls)|
|Sisters Angie and Sid|
The weather was perfect, bright and sunny, warm but not sweltering and breezy. Of course, I would not have wanted to be going out at 11:00 when we returned to shore! We were tired but it was getting a bit too warm. The tours last two hours, so that means the 11:00 tour ends at 1:00, a very hot part of the day.
We saw all sorts of birds from roseate spoonbills, several egrets, a great blue heron, anhingas, an owl, Carolina chickadees, and maybe a few more I've forgotten.
My favorite were the beautiful water lilies, which I photographed, but my camera is acting up again and those pics did not come out.
Since we were in a swamp, there were only two types of trees, but don't let that make you think that there's no variety. It's amazing how beautiful the trees are.
Check out these beauties. Isn't it interesting how this tree on the right is alive but has no center? I love it that the guide points out these sights and explains them.
That he explains them in a humorous, entertaining way made the tour even more fun. These guys are serious about their Cajun hospitality!
|A bit of land|